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Incidence of acute respiratory infections in Australia

Chen, Yingxi; Kirk, Martyn


We used a national survey of 7578 randomly selected respondents in 2008-2009 to identify the period prevalence of acute respiratory infection (ARI) by season and state, and to estimate the incidence of ARI in the Australian community. A case was defined as any episode of cold or flu with at least one of the following symptoms: fever, chills, sore throat, running nose, or cough in the past 4 weeks. Frequency data were weighted to the Australian population. The response rate to the survey was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Epidemiology and Infection
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268813002471


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