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Volume 19, Number 6—June 2013

Research

Effect of Winter School Breaks on Influenza-like Illness, Argentina, 2005–2008

Roberto C. GarzaComments to Author , Ricardo Basurto-Dávila, Ismael R. Ortega-Sanchez, Luis Oreste Carlino, Martin I. Meltzer, Rachel Albalak, Karina Balbuena, Pablo Orellano, Marc-Alain Widdowson, and Francisco Averhoff
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (R.C. Garza, I.R. Ortega-Sanchez, M.I. Meltzer, R. Albalak, M.-A. Widdowson, F. Averhoff); Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA (R. Basurto-Dávila); Ministerio de Salud de la Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina (L.O. Carlino, K. Balbuena, P. Orellano)

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Table 3

: Estimated reduction in number of influenza-like illness cases as a result of winter school breaks in Argentina, Argentina, 2005–2008*

Patient age, y Region, no. cases prevented (% reduction; 95% CI)
Argentina Pampas Noroeste Gran Chaco Mesopotamia Cuyo Patagonia
0–4 7,044
(5; −4 to 15) 9,875(18; 5 to 32) 908
(5; −6 to 16) 1,380
(8; −4 to 19) 576
(2; −8 to 13) 141
(2; −20 to 24) 514
(12; −10 to 33)
5–14 38,916(33; 19 to 47) 19,907(39; 19 to 59) 5,639(28; 12 to 44) 4,776(33; 15 to 51) 4,683(24; 9 to 39) 3,244(48; 19 to 77) 2,293(44; 19 to 69)
15–24 10,064(14; 1 to 26) 4,388(15; 2 to 29) 3,365(21; 7 to 36) 2,126(27; 10 to 43) 1,395
(12; −1 to 26) 1,017
(18; −3 to 40) 1,178(23; 6 to 39)
25–44 16,074(13; 0 to 26) 9,519(20; 6 to 34) 5,715(21; 9 to 33) 3,170(25; 10 to 40) 1,235
(9; −4 to 21) 2,239(23; 4 to 42) 1,236(13; 1 to 26)
45–64 6,583
(10; −3 to 23) 3,711(13; 1 to 26) 4,076(28; 15 to 41) 1,424(22; 5 to 39) 518
(6; −7 to 20) 419
(8; −11 to 27) 335
(7; −6 to 21)
>65
−1,136
(−4; −19 to 11)
1,067
(9; −5 to 22)
263
(5; −10 to 20)
517
(18; −1 to 37)
−164
(−4; −18 to 9)
−136
(−8; −34 to 18)
54
(4; −20 to 27)
Total
77,545 (14)
48,467 (22)
19,966 (19)
13,393 (22)
8,243 (10)
6,924 (20)
5,610 (18)
*Except for the last row, each cell represents a separate regression model. Boldface indicates significant changes at the 0.05 confidence level. No confidence intervals are reported in the last row because those cells only represent the sum of other cells in each column.

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