Table 1.

Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics by treatment group

CharacteristicsUsual care, n (%), N = 153Usual care plus oseltamivir, n (%), N = 155
Demographics
  Sex, male65 (42)65 (42)
  Age, years
  <1214 (9)15 (10)
  12–65130 (85)132 (85)
  >659 (6)8 (5)
Comorbidity
  Heart disease6 (4)9 (6)
  Diabetes6 (4)7 (5)
  Chronic respiratory condition12 (8)11 (7)
  Hepatic, hematologic, neurological, neurodevelopmental condition2 (1)0 (0)
  Stroke/transient ischaemic attack1 (1)1 (1)
  Overnight hospital stay in preceding year5 (3)4 (3)
Influenza season
  2015–201632 (21)29 (19)
  2016–201768 (44)63 (41)
  2017–201853 (35)63 (41)