Deaths due to influenza in previous years

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Dear Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency,

Could you please advise what statistics you hold which would indicate how many people in Northern Ireland died in recent years (e.g. most recent 5 years) as a result of influenza?

As I wish to make a comparison between the impact of influenza and SARS-CoV-2, it would be helpful if as much information as possible can be provided e.g. where influenza figures on a death certificate as the primary cause or simply also present, but not considered the primary cause of death.

If statistics also record a suspicion of the presence of influenza in the absence of any diagnostic confirmation could you please provide this also?

Thank you in advance.

Yours faithfully,

J Tagg

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