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Volume 23, Number 5—May 2017

Exposure Characteristics of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Patients, United States, 1993–2015

Annabelle de St. MauriceComments to Author , Elizabeth Ervin, Mare Schumacher, Hayley Yaglom, Elizabeth VinHatton, Sandra Melman, Ken Komatsu, Jennifer House, Dallin Peterson, Danielle Buttke, Alison Ryan, Del Yazzie, Craig Manning, Paul Ettestad, Pierre E. Rollin, and Barbara Knust
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (A. de St. Maurice, E. Ervin, C. Manning, P. Rollin, B. Knust); Coconino County Public Health Services District, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA (M. Schumacher); Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, Arizona, USA (H. Yaglom, K. Komatsu); New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA (E. VinHatton, S. Melman, P. Ettestad); Colorado Department of Health, Denver, Colorado, USA (J. House); Utah Department of Health, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (D. Peterson); National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (D. Buttke); Navajo Department of Health, Window Rock, Arizona, USA (A. Ryan, D. Yazzie)

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Table 2

Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome deaths, stratified by patient race, sex, and age group, United States, 1993–2015

Patient age, y American Indian male, no. (%) White male, no. (%) χ2 p value* American Indian female, no. (%) White female, 
no. (%) χ2 p value*
<18 3 (38) 6 (26) 0.38 0.54 3 (30) 5 (56) 1.3 0.26
18–39 13 (42) 54 (38) 0.14 0.71 12 (50) 28 (37) 1.2 0.27
40–64 5 (31) 35 (29) 0.037 0.85 11 (69) 21 (30) 8.1 0.004
>64 1 (33) 6 (29) 0.029 0.87 1 (100) 3 (23) 2.7 0.10

*df = 1.

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