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Volume 17, Number 8—August 2011

Dispatch

Use of Medical Care during Pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Navarre, Spain

Rosana Burgui, Iván Martínez-Baz, Marcela Guevara, Silvia Carlos, and Jesús CastillaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Instituto de Salud Pública de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain (R. Burgui, I. Martínez-Baz, M. Guevara, J. Castilla); Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Pamplona (R. Burgui, I. Martínez-Baz, M. Guevara, J. Castilla); Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona (S. Carlos)

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Table 1

Persons with ILI who sought medical care, by sociodemographic and health-related characteristics, Navarre, Spain, 2009–10*

Characteristic No. persons with ILI No. (%) who sought medical care Crude OR (95% CI) p value†
Sex
M 86 55 (64) 1
F
80
52 (65)
1.0 (0.6–2.0)
1.000
Age, y
<15 92 68 (74) 2.5 (1.3–5.2) 0.006
>15
74
39 (53)
1

Residence
Rural 45 28 (62) 1
Urban
121
79 (65)
1.1 (0.6–2.3)
0.719
Country of origin
Spain 146 95 (65) 1
Other
20
12 (60)
0.8 (0.3–2.1)
0.804
Major chronic conditions
No 146 93 (64) 1
Yes
20
14 (70)
1.3 (0.5–3.7)
0.629
Seasonal influenza vaccine
No 149 94 (63) 1
Yes
17
13 (76)
1.9 (0.6–6.1)
0.423
Smoked
No 147 98 (67) 1
Yes
19
9 (47)
0.5 (0.2–1.2)
0.127
Relation to other cases in household
Secondary case 111 64 (58) 1
Primary case
55
43 (78)
2.6 (1.3–5.5)
0.010
Antiviral treatment for primary case-patient
No 75 45 (60) 1
Yes
36
19 (53)
0.7 (0.3–1.7)
0.540
Total 166 120 (64)

*ILI, influenza-like illness; OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.
†By Fisher exact test.

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