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How Bad Is the Flu Season in Every State?

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11. Hawaii
> Flu-like illness activity level: Minimal
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 5): 2.0% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 2.3% of patients
> 65 and over population: 17.8% (8th highest)
> 5 and under population: 6.3% (16th highest)

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12. Idaho
> Flu-like illness activity level: Minimal
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 5): 0.6% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.1% of patients
> 65 and over population: 15.3% (14th lowest)
> 5 and under population: 6.8% (7th highest)

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13. Illinois
> Flu-like illness activity level: Moderate
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 5): 1.6% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.8% of patients
> 65 and over population: 15.2% (12th lowest)
> 5 and under population: 6.0% (23rd lowest)

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14. Indiana
> Flu-like illness activity level: Moderate
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 5): 1.7% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.8% of patients
> 65 and over population: 15.4% (16th lowest)
> 5 and under population: 6.3% (14th highest)

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15. Iowa
> Flu-like illness activity level: Minimal
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 5): 0.7% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.6% of patients
> 65 and over population: 16.7% (16th highest)
> 5 and under population: 6.3% (13th highest)

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