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Table 3 Proportion of participants by region and risk factors

From: Incidence and risk factors for influenza-like-illness in the UK: online surveillance using Flusurvey

  Number participants % of Flusurvey sample % of total in the UK
Region    
East Midlands 260 5.8 8.7
East of England 470 10.5 8.9
London 887 19.8 12.6
North East 102 2.3 4.1
North west 366 8.2 11.1
Northern Ireland 64 1.4 2.9
Scotland 305 6.8 8.5
South Central 440 9.8 6.4
South East Coast 351 7.8 6.8
South West 422 9.4 8.2
Wales 201 4.5 5.0
West Midlands 299 6.7 8.7
Yorkshire & Humberside 310 6.9 8.2
Other risk factors    
Smoker 444 9.8 21
Has a pet 1974 43.6 n/a
Takes public transport 1456 32.1 n/a
In contact with children 833 18.4 n/a
Has children 1538 33.9 n/a