Estimation of Influenza Incidence by Age in the 2011/12 Seasons in Japan using SASSy

Yasushi Ohkusa, Yoshinori Yasui, Tamie Sugawara, Nobuhiko Okabe, Kiyosu Taniguchi, Kazunori Oishi
2013 Online Journal of Public Health Informatics  
Objective So far, it is difficult to show the incidence rate of influenza in the official sentinel surveillance in Japan. Hence we construct the system which record infectious diseases at schools, kindergartens, and nursery schools, and then can show the accurate incidence rate of influenza in children by age/grade.
doi:10.5210/ojphi.v5i1.4492 fatcat:pu4cqtn4ubc2nknxkcsobjpsvq