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Volume 16, Number 2—February 2010

Household Responses to Pandemic (H1N1) 2009–related School Closures, Perth, Western Australia

Paul V. EfflerComments to Author , Dale Carcione, Carolien Giele, Gary K. Dowse, Leigh Goggin, and Donna B. Mak
Author affiliations: Associate Editor, Emerging Infectious Diseases journal, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (P.V. Effler); Department of Health, Perth, Western Australia, Australia (P.V. Effler, D. Carcione, C. Giele, G.K. Dowse, L. Goggin, D.B. Mak)

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Table 2

Number and type of out-of-home activities reported by 233 students during pandemic (H1N1) 2009–related school closures, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, June 8–14, 2009

Activity type No. students reporting activity
Monday–Friday (Jun 8–12) Saturday–Sunday (Jun 13–14) Total
Going to a sporting event 86 128 214
Going to a park or beach 144 52 196
Going to a grocery store 68 35 103
Going to a shopping mall 63 28 91
Participating in an unspecified event or activity 58 17 75
Attending a party 28 37 65
Attending a music or art lesson 19 8 27
Going to a restaurant 13 14 27
Going to a movie 16 5 21
Attending a religious service 1 16 17
Attending a sleepover 10 6 16
Going to a tutoring lesson
Total 512 348 860

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