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Volume 19, Number 4—April 2013

Research

Deaths Associated with Influenza Pandemic of 1918–19, Japan

Siddharth ChandraComments to Author 
Author affiliation: Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

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Table 3

Sensitivity analysis of influenza-induced change estimates for Japan

Controls for models Ranges for estimated population change from influenza (millions)
1903–1930 data 1898–1935 data
Included

Excluded

Included

Excluded
Low High Low High Low High Low High
Kanto earthquake prefectures* –1.38 –2.02 –1.48 –2.17 –1.49 –2.05 –1.52 –2.01
Hokkaido outlier –1.38 –2.12 –1.50 –2.17 –1.49 –2.02 –1.59 –2.05
1918 population count data –1.38 –1.61 –1.97 –2.17 –1.49 –1.62 –1.98 –2.05
*Chiba, Kanagawa, Shizuoka, Tokyo.

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