Table 1

Start and end of influenza epidemic in EW per season as detected by the method
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
Threshold Start End Start End Start End Start End
10/105 50 11 38 50 50 9 3 12
20/105 50 10 38 50 50 9 3 12
30/105 51 8 38 50 50 9 3 12
40/105 52 7 38 50 50 9 3 12
50/105 52 7 38 50 50 9 3 12
Sentinel network 51 8 41 51 51 9 4 12

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Closas et al.

Closas et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:112   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-12-112

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