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Table 2 Comparison of daily mean number of visits/hospitalisations ('on' and 'off alert') 49 ED, France, 2006

From: Syndromic surveillance and heat wave morbidity: a pilot study based on emergency departments in France

Number of/Period ONAP1 OFAP2 p
Patient Visit 4557.7 4511.2 NS
Hospitalized Patient 1011.6 994.6 NS
Malaise 137.2 102.9 < 0.001
Hyperthermia 7.1 1.7 < 0.001
Hyponatremia 11 3.9 < 0.001
Dehydration 12.6 4.3 < 0.001
Hypoglycemia 7.3 7.7 NS
Urinary Infection 34.6 35.2 NS
Renal Colic 39.1 34.9 < 0.05
Diseases of the respiratory system (except asthma) 162.4 165.6 NS
Asthma 31.9 31.7 NS
Diseases of the circulatory system 104.9 109.5 NS
Cerebrovascular disease 21.0 21.6 NS
Renal failure 6.9 5.1 0.05
Deaths in ED 4 3.5 NS
  1. 1: ONAP = 'On Alert' Period; 2: OFAP = 'Off Alert' Period.