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Table 3 Demographical Analysis between ED Visits in Nation-wide Hospital ED-based Syndromic Surveillance System and Population Composite in Taiwan, April 1, 2004 – March 31, 2005

From: Establishing a nationwide emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system for better public health responses in Taiwan

Age Groups (Years) Number of ED Visits Percent of Total ED Visits (%) Proportion of Total Population in Taiwan, 2005 (%)
  0–9 499,457 18.55% 11.63%
  10–19 241,724 8.98% 14.06%
  20–29 469,214 17.43% 16.98%
  30–39 353,422 13.13% 16.04%
  40–49 308,509 11.46% 16.40%
  50–59 242,167 8.99% 11.73%
  60–69 200,846 7.46% 6.57%
  70–79 235,134 8.73% 4.69%
  80–89 121,753 4.52% 1.70%
  90–100 20,009 0.74% 0.20%
  >100 90 0.00% 0.01%
Gender     
  Males 1,423,835 52.87% 50.78%
  Females 1,269,193 47.13% 49.22%
Total   2,692,325 100.0% 100%