Influenza-associated Hospitalizations by Industry, 2009–10 Influenza Season, United States
Published Date:Apr 2012
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 18(4):556-562.
Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (U.S.)
Communicable Diseases, Emerging
Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009
Description:In response to pandemic (H1N1) 2009, data were collected on work status and industry of employment of 3,365 adults hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed influenza during the 2009-10 influenza season in the United States. The proportion of workers hospitalized for influenza was lower than their proportion in the general population, reflecting underlying protective characteristics of workers compared with nonworkers. The most commonly represented sectors were transportation and warehousing; administrative and support and waste management and remediation services; health care; and accommodation and food service.
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