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dc.contributor.authorSasaki, Asamien_US
dc.contributor.authorHoen, Anne Gatewooden_US
dc.contributor.authorOzonoff, Alen_US
dc.contributor.authorSuzuki, Hiroshien_US
dc.contributor.authorTanabe, Naohitoen_US
dc.contributor.authorSeki, Naoen_US
dc.contributor.authorSaito, Reikoen_US
dc.contributor.authorBrownstein, John S.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-29T22:48:41Z
dc.date.available2011-12-29T22:48:41Z
dc.date.issued2011-12-29
dc.identifier.citationSasaki, Asami, Anne Gatewood Hoen, Al Ozonoff, Hiroshi Suzuki, Naohito Tanabe, Nao Seki, Reiko Saito, John S. Brownstein. "Evidence-based Tool for Triggering School Closures during Influenza Outbreaks, Japan" 15(11): 1841-1843. (2009)en_US
dc.identifier.issn1080-6059en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2144/2606
dc.description.abstractGuidelines available to school administrators to support school closure decisions during influenza outbreaks are usually not evidence-based. Using empirical data on absentee rates of elementary school students in Japan, we developed a simple and practical algorithm for determining the optimal timing of school closures for control of influenza outbreaks.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipTakemi Program (2008-2009) of the Japan Foundation for the Promotion of International Medical Research Cooperation; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease; National Institutes of Health Research; Canadian Institutes of Health Research; Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard School of Public Healthen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherCenters for Disease Control and Preventionen_US
dc.subjectOutbreaksen_US
dc.subjectInfluenzaen_US
dc.subjectPopulation surveillanceen_US
dc.subjectSoftware designen_US
dc.subjectPublic healthen_US
dc.subjectPrevention and controlen_US
dc.subjectExpediteden_US
dc.subjectSchoolsen_US
dc.subjectJapanen_US
dc.subjectDispatchen_US
dc.titleEvidence-Based Tool for Triggering School Closures during Influenza Outbreaks, Japanen_US
dc.typearticleen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.3201/eid1511.090798en_US
dc.identifier.pubmedid19891880en_US
dc.identifier.pmcid2857248en_US


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