DOH

New Jersey's Active Influenza-like Illness (ILI)
Surveillance Statistics
Surveillance Date - December 16, 2003

Reports were received from (128) schools from the following counties: Atlantic (16), Bergen (3), Burlington (2), Camden (3), Cape May (7) Essex (16), Gloucester (4), Hudson (9), Hunterdon (5) Mercer (1), Middlesex (1) Monmouth (17), Morris (18), Ocean (8), Passaic (4), Sussex (3) Union (1) and Warren (10)

The reported absenteeism rate among school students 9.03%, which is the thirteenth for this school year flu season that started on September 23, 2003.

Reports were received from (44) nursing homes from the following counties: Atlantic (5), Burlington (1), Camden (2), Cape May (4), Essex (3), Hudson (3), Hunterdon (2), Mercer (3), Middlesex (1), Monmouth (2), Morris (1), Ocean (4), Passaic (5), Sussex (4), and Warren (4).

The reported influenza-like illness rate among nursing home residents was 3.14%, which is the thirteenth report for this flu season. that started on September 23, 2003.

Reports were received from (34) hospital emergency departments from the following counties: Atlantic (1), Cape May (1), Camden (2) Essex (4), Gloucester (1), Hudson (2), Hunterdon (1) Mercer (1), Monmouth (4), Morris (2), Ocean (3) Passaic (4), Sussex (2), and Union (4), and Warren (2),

The reported influenza-like illness rate among Emergency Department patients was 11.25%, which is the thirteenth 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.


Absenteeism / Illness Rates by County

County Schools Nursing Homes Emergency Departments
Atlantic11.63%3.13%11.11%
Bergen9.64%NRNR
Burlington5.27%6.70%NR
Camden7.21%3.46%9.66%
Cape May8.48%2.46%10.20%
CumberlandNRNRNR
Essex7.25%1.70%10.38%
Gloucester12.00%NR6.67%
Hudson17.11%3.72%19.69%
Hunterdon4.73%1.35%8.57%
Mercer14.65%2.18%8.33%
Middlesex16.15%1.61%NR
Monmouth8.76%8.46%7.61%
Morris5.31%3.80%1.48%
Ocean11.79%2.70%14.89%
Passaic6.35%2.31%15.96%
SalemNRNRNR
SomersetNRNRNR
Sussex6.92%2.56%6.32%
Union8.11%NR10.99%
Warren6.57%3.49%13.13%
NR = No Report

Last Modified: Thursday, 12-Jul-12 16:21:09