DOH

New Jersey's Active Influenza-like Illness (ILI)
Surveillance Statistics

Surveillance Date - November 4, 2003

Reports were received from (119) schools from the following counties: Atlantic (6), Burlington (1), Camden (2), Essex (9), Hudson (3*), Gloucester (1) Hunterdon (5), Mercer (1) Middlesex (3) Monmouth (19), Morris (14), Ocean (4), Passaic (8) Somerset (31), Sussex (2), Union (1) and Warren (9).

The reported absenteeism rate among school students was 5.28%, which is the seventh for this school year flu season that started on September 23, 2003. 

Reports were received from (50) nursing homes from the following counties:  Atlantic (4), Camden (6) Essex (1) Gloucester (1), Hudson (4), Hunterdon (3), Mercer (2), Middlesex (2) Monmouth (5) Morris (3), Ocean (7), Passaic (5), Union (1) and Warren (6).

The reported influenza-like illness rate among nursing home residents was 1.51%, which is the seventh report for this flu season. that started on September 23, 2003. 

Reports were received from (41) hospital emergency departments from the following counties: Atlantic (3), Camden (3), Essex (1), Gloucester (2), Hudson (4) Hunterdon (1), Mercer (3), Middlesex (5), Monmouth (3) Morris (2), Ocean (4), Passaic (3), Somerset (1), Sussex (2), Union (3) and Warren (1)

The reported influenza-like illness rate among Emergency Department patients was 4.27 %, which is the seventh for this flu season that started on September 23, 2003.

An update on influenza activity in the United States and worldwide can be found in the September 26, 2003 issue of the MMWR and a CDC weekly summary of influenza activity at http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/flu/weekly.htm.

(*) Aggregate number.

Absenteeism / Illness Rates by County

County

Schools

Nursing Homes

Emergency Departments

Atlantic

9.33%

1.68%

5.67%

Bergen

NR

NR

NR

Burlington

12.12%

NR

NR

Camden

7.64%

0.87%

1.32%

Cape May

NR

NR

NR

Cumberland

NR

NR

NR

Essex

5.80%

2.68%

3.49%

Gloucester

7.69%

0.00%

2.28%

Hudson

7.33%

2.46%

4.57%

Hunterdon

2.62%

1.09%

5.63%

Mercer

0.12%

1.47%

3.93%

Middlesex

7.15%

1.21%

6.51%

Monmouth

5.69%

1.88%

2.73%

Morris

3.03%

2.62%

0.68%

Ocean

4.03%

0.67%

6.78%

Passaic

4.36%

1.80%

2.65%

Salem

NR

NR

NR

Somerset

6.51%

NR

2.60%

Sussex

4.35%

NR

6.03%

Union

0.17%

1.87%

5.17%

Warren

4.72%

1.53%

8.93%

 NR = No Report

Last Modified: Thursday, 12-Jul-12 16:21:13