Statistical study for Influenza in Thi-Qar governorate

Abstract

The present study was designed to determined the number of infection of influenza in Thi-Qar governorate from the beginning of January till the ending of December 2010.The total number of Influenza cases was 35455 and a significant differences P≤0.001 were recorded in the infection percentage of months and December was the highest month distribution 16.5 %, a significant differences were shown between age groups P≤0.01 and a high percentage of infection 34.3 % was found in age group 15-44 years which followed by 23.1 % in age group 5-14 years.The high diffusion factor of Influenza was found in Al-Chiebaish distinct 49.5 per thousand.