Author Affiliations: Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia (email@example.com).
Author Contributions: Dr Fry had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Fry, Finelli.
Acquisition of data: Pérez, Finelli.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Fry, Pérez, Finelli.
Drafting of the manuscript: Fry.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Fry, Pérez, Finelli.
Statistical analysis: Pérez.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Finelli.
Study supervision: Fry, Finelli.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: All authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none were reported.
Disclaimer:The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Additional Contributions: We would like to acknowledge the following for their participation in the collection and management of Influenza-Associated Hospitalization Surveillance data: Art Reingold, MD, California Emerging Infections Program, Oakland; Ken Gershman, MD, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver; Kimberly Yousey-Hindes, MPH, CPH, Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven; Kathryn Arnold, MD, Georgia Emerging Infections Program, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta; Patricia Ryan, MS, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Baltimore; Ruth Lynfield, MD, and Craig Morin, MPH, Minnesota Department of Health, St Paul; Joan Baumbach, MD, MPH, and Emily B. Hancock, MS, New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe; Nancy M. Bennett, MD, and Shelley Zansky, PhD, Emerging Infections Program, New York State Department of Health, Albany; Ann Thomas, MD, MPH, Oregon Public Health Division, Portland; William Schaffner, MD, and David Kirschke, MD, Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville; and Laurie Kamimoto, MD; Tiffany D’Mello, MPH; and Michael Jhung, MD, MPH, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta. No one received compensation for the contributions beyond their salaries.