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Table 3 Evaluation metrics for the threshold-based epidemic detection methods where alarms are raised when absenteeism reaches 10%. Missing observations were not treated

From: Methods for detecting seasonal influenza epidemics using a school absenteeism surveillance system

Data Type FAR ADD
ES-top 0.799 37.75
ES-3avg 0.685 60.89
ES-allavg 0.722 70.33
SS-top 1.00 93.71
SS-3avg 0.664 28.88
SS-allavg 0.661 28.75
ES.SS-allavg 0.889 78.33
  1. See TableĀ 2 for aggregation abbreviations