The population-based burden of influenza-associated hospitalization in rural western Kenya, 2007–2009
Daniel R Feikin, Maurice O Ope, Barrack Aura, James A Fuller, Stella Gikunju, John Vulule, Zipporah Ng’ang’a, M Kariuki Njenga, Robert F Breiman & Mark Katz
Volume 90, Number 4, April 2012, 256-263A
Table 4. Hospital admissions associated with respiratory illness and influenza in two time periods, Bondo district, Kenya, June 2007–May 2009
|Characteristic||No. (%) of inpatients with respiratory illness
|Year 1a||Year 2b||Both years|
|Recorded||2007 (100)||1917 (100)||3924 (100)|
|With swabs collected||1205 (60.0)||1184 (61.8)||2389 (60.9)|
|With swabs tested||1129 (93.7)c||950 (80.2)c||2079 (87.0)c|
|With influenza, A virus||83 (7.4)d||94 (9.9)d||177 (8.5)d|
|With influenza, B virus||4 (0.4)d||24 (2.5)d||28 (1.3)d|
a June 2007–May 2008.
b June 2008–May 2009.
c The denominator for this percentage is the number of patients with swabs collected in the period indicated.
d The denominator for this percentage is the number of patients with swabs tested in the period indicated.