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Volume 19, Number 9—September 2013

Perspective

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome Surveillance, Kushinagar District, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2011–2012

Manish KakkarComments to Author , Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Syed Shahid Abbas, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Tapan N. Dhole, Shaikh Shah Hossain, and Sampath K. Krishnan
Author affiliations: Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India (M. Kakkar, E.T. Rogawski, S.S. Abbas); University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (S. Chaturvedi); Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India (T.N. Dhole); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New Delhi (S.S. Hossain); Office of the World Health Organization Representative to India, New Delhi (S.K. Krishnan)

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Table 3

Values modified in line lists of case-patient data used in a study of acute encephalitis syndrome, Kushinagar District, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2011–2012*

Case-patient value No. (%) modified
2011, n = 721 2012, n = 91 Combined, n = 812
Name of block of residence 192 (26.6) 2 (2.2) 194 (23.9)
Age 128 (17.8) 18 (19.8) 146 (18.0)
Date of symptom onset 221 (30.7) 4 (4.4) 225 (27.7)
Date of fever onset 213 (29.5) 4 (4.4) 217 (26.7)
Date of admission 193 (26.8) 2 (2.2) 195 (24.0)
Date of sample collection 186 (25.8) 1 (1.1) 187 (23.0)
Out come 139 (19.3) 2 (2.2) 141 (17.4
All fields 183 (25.4) 33 (36.3) 216 (26.6)

*Based on data obtained from Baba Raghav Das Medical College, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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