Volume 20, Number 11—November 2014
Death Patterns during the 1918 Influenza Pandemic in Chile
|Cause of death
||Age group, no. excess deaths/10,000 population
|Jul 1918–Sep 1918||7.8||0.2||0.1||5.5||3.9|
|Aug 1919–Mar 1920||53.9||8.9||27.1||28||34.1|
|Total pandemic period
|Jul 1918–Sep 1918||6.8||7.1||0.7||12.5||5.6|
|Aug 1919–Mar 1920||73.0||25.5||58.8||116.8||64.2|
|Total pandemic period||82.2||42.4||76.5||141.9||75.8|
*Estimates of excess deaths were based on a seasonal regression model applied to weekly respiratory and all-cause mortality.
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