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Volume 17, Number 2—February 2011

Dispatch

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 2009–March 2010

Gulfaraz KhanComments to Author , Jamal Al-Mutawa, and Muhammad Jawad Hashim
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates (G. Khan, M.J. Hashim); Health Authority Abu Dhabi, Al Ain (J. Al-Mutawa)

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Table 1

Number of cases of influenza-like illness, laboratory-confirmed pandemic (H1N1) 2009, and pandemic (H1N1) 2009– associated deaths, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 1, 2009–March 23, 2010*

Illness
Total no. cases
Incidence†
Mean age, y
All patients
Male patients
Female patients
Influenza-like illness
1,872
97.7
23.0
22.5
23.7
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009
Survived 908 47.4 21.6 20.7 22.7
Died 26 1.4 43.8 52.9 31.5

*Based on Heath Authority Abu Dhabi statistics for 2009 (3). The emirate of Abu Dhabi has a total population of 1,915,903.
†Per 100,000 population.

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