Table 3

Demographical Analysis between ED Visits in Nation-wide Hospital ED-based Syndromic Surveillance System and Population Composite in Taiwan, April 1, 2004 – March 31, 2005

Age Groups

(Years)

Number of ED Visits

Percent of Total ED Visits (%)

Proportion of Total Population in Taiwan, 2005 (%)


0–9

499,457

18.55%

11.63%

10–19

241,724

8.98%

14.06%

20–29

469,214

17.43%

16.98%

30–39

353,422

13.13%

16.04%

40–49

308,509

11.46%

16.40%

50–59

242,167

8.99%

11.73%

60–69

200,846

7.46%

6.57%

70–79

235,134

8.73%

4.69%

80–89

121,753

4.52%

1.70%

90–100

20,009

0.74%

0.20%

>100

90

0.00%

0.01%


Gender


Males

1,423,835

52.87%

50.78%

Females

1,269,193

47.13%

49.22%


Total

2,692,325

100.0%

100%


Wu et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:18   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-18

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