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Volume 10, Number 5—May 2004

Dispatch

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Incidence in New York1

Hwa-Gan H. Chang*Comments to Author , Boldtsetseg Tserenpuntsag†, Marilyn Kacica*†, Perry F. Smith*†, and Dale L. Morse*†
Author affiliations: *New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York; †University at Albany, Albany, New York

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Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of 65 patients with confirmed or probable hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), New York, 1998–1999

Characteristic No. of patients (N = 65)
Demographic features No. (incidence/100,000)
Age (in years)
  <5 28 (2.0)
  5–14 11 (0.4)
  15–64 17 (0.1)
  >65 9 (0.3)
Sex
  Male 20 (0.2)
  Female 45 (0.4)
Race
  White 57 (0.3)
  Black 3 (0.2)
  Asian 1 (0.2)
Outcome No. (%)
  Alive 59 (91)
  Dead 6 (9)
Outbreak-associated No. (%)
  Yes 15 (23)
  No 50 (77)

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1This paper was presented at the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, held March 24–27, 2002, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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