Table 4

Treatment with neuraminidase inhibitors of 90% of individuals consulting a physician for 'flu-like' symptoms. Estimates are cumulative numbers per 100 inhabitants, unless otherwise specified.

Outcomes

Outbreak; n = 106

All simulations; n = 200


Mean

Minimum-Maximum

Mean


Infections

Total

43.3

38.5–48.0

23.0

Childrena

72.5

67.9–76.4

38.4

Adultsa

36.5

30.6–41.8

19.3

Elderlya

22.3

18.6–26.0

11.8

Physician visits

28.0

24.3–31.2

14.9

Hospital admissions

0.98

0.66–1.18

0.52

Deaths

0.21

0.12 – 0.32

0.11

Lost workdaysb

125

107–141

66

Treatment units (doses)

    c

243

215–269

129


aPer 100 individuals of a given age

bPer 100 working adults

    c
Two per day of treatment, five days per patient

Carrat et al. BMC Medicine 2006 4:26   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-4-26

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