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Table 1 Number (and percent total) per age group, for laboratory and Emergency Department (ED) syndrome data1.

From: Evaluation of alternative respiratory syndromes for specific syndromic surveillance of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus: a time series analysis

Age group Laboratory influenza Laboratory RSV ED bronchiolitis ED pneumonia ED influenza-like ED acute respiratory infections ED all respiratory
<1 yr 68 (4.8) 1021 (65.1) 4570 (86.7) 405 (3.2) 36 (2.1) 11531 (18.4) 13094 (11.9)
1-4 yrs 157 (11.1) 443 (28.3) 632 (12.0) 1961 (15.6) 103 (6.1) 18820 (30.1) 25509 (23.2)
5-16 yrs 189 (13.4) 38 (2.4) 21 (0.4) 1356 (10.8) 265 (15.8) 10976 (17.5) 17077 (15.5)
17-34 yrs 289 (20.4) 19 (1.2) 11 (0.2) 956 (7.6) 685 (40.8) 7517 (12.0) 15341 (13.9)
35-64 yrs 367 (25.9) 41 (2.6) 16 (0.3) 2446 (19.5) 489 (29.1) 6466 (10.3) 16168 (14.7)
65+ 345 (24.4) 6 (0.4) 23 (0.4) 5419 (43.2) 102 (6.1) 7278 (11.6) 22797 (20.7)
Total 1415 1568 5273 12543 1680 62588 109986
  1. 1. Source: ED data sourced from the NSW Emergency Department Data Collection. Laboratory Influenza data sourced from the NSW Notifiable Diseases Database. Laboratory RSV data sourced from the Eastern Sydney Laboratory Surveillance Program, NSW. Time period for all data: 1 June 2001-1 December 2006.