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Volume 17, Number 1—January 2011

Dispatch

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Outbreak at Camp for Children with Hematologic and Oncologic Conditions

Cori Morrison, Paola Maurtua-Neumann, Myo Thwin Myint, Stacy S. Drury, and Rodolfo E. BéguéComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (C. Morrison, R.E. Bégué); Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans (P. Maurtua-Neumann, M.T. Myint, S.S. Drury)

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Table 1

Attack rates of influenza-illness according to age and underlying medical condition at summer camp for children with hematologic and oncologic conditions, Louisiana, USA, 2009*

Age group, y
Underlying condition, no. positive/no. tested (%)
No†
Yes‡
All§
5–15 19/54 (35.2) 18/33 (54.5) 37/87 (42.5)
16–30 10/41 (24.4) 11/28 (39.3) 21/69 (30.4)
31–69 0/6 (0) 1/3 (33.3) 1/9 (11.1)
Total 29/101 (28.7) 30/64 (46.9) 59/165 (35.8)

*By χ2 test for trend for increasing age groups within each category.
†p = 0.049.
‡p = 0.255.
§p = 0.027.

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