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FoodNet Facts and Figures - Case Fatality Ratios

How is the case fatality ratio calculated?

The case fatality ratio is calculated as follows:

The quantity of the number of case-patients reported to FoodNet in 2009 that died divded by the number of cases reported to FoodNet in 2009 times 100

Patients' vital status is recorded at hospital discharge (if hospitalized) or at 7 days after the specimen collection date (if not hospitalized).


Results:

Overall, 2010

Table 13. Number of deaths and case fatality ratio Adobe Acrobat Icon PDF 20KB

By age group, 2010

Table 14. Number of deaths and case fatality ratio Adobe Acrobat Icon PDF 62KB

 
 
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