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Volume 16, Number 2—February 2010

Dispatch

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Cases, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Marcela EchavarríaComments to Author , Marcia Querci, Débora Marcone, Cristina Videla, Alfredo Martínez, Pablo Bonvehi, and Guadalupe Carballal
Author affiliations: Centro de Educación Médica e Investigaciones Clínicas (CEMIC) University Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Table 2

Underlying clinical conditions in 275 case-patients with pandemic (H1N1) 2009, by age group, CEMIC University Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 11–30, 2009

Clinical condition
Case-patients <5 y of age

Case-patients >5 y of age
No. (%) hospitalized
No. (%) outpatients
p value
No. (%) hospitalized
No. (%) outpatients
p value
None* 15 (79) 16 (89) 41 (69) 148 (83)
Underlying condition 4 (21) 2 (11) 0.659 18 (31) 31 (17) 0.040
Immunocompromised 1 (5) 1 (5.5) 0.999 9 (15) 11 (6) 0.028
Pregnant 0 0 1 (2) 4 (2) 0.999
Other†
3 (16)
1 (5.5)
0.603

8 (14)
16 (9)
0.205
Total 19 18 59 179

*Reference group.
†Hematologic malignancies, chronic lung disease (asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), chronic cardiac disease, diabetes and obesity.

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