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Volume 20, Number 1—January 2014

Use of Electronic Death Certificates for Influenza Death Surveillance1

Elizabeth A. Bancroft2Comments to Author  and Sun Lee
Author affiliations: Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA

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Table 2

Comparison of underlying variables associated with influenza-related deaths obtained by 2 surveillance systems, Los Angeles County, California, USA, 2009–2010*

Any 53 (62) 102 (97)
Developmental disability 3 (4) 13 (12)
Pregnancy 1 (1) 3 (3)
Obesity 2 (2) 52 (50)

*EDRS, electronic death reporting system; ICR, individual case report.

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1These data were presented in part at the 139th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, 2011 October 29–November 2, Washington, DC.

2Current affiliation: Independent consultant, New York, New York, USA.

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