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Table 1 Modules and features description for Section 2.1

From: Attention-based recurrent neural network for influenza epidemic prediction

Module nameFeature nameDescription
Legal influenza cases report moduleLegal influenza cases numbersThe number of influenza cases in the national infectious disease reporting system.
Epidemic monitoring moduleInfluenza outbreaks numbersMore than 10 influenza-like cases occurred within one week in the same unit.
 Affected cases numbersThe total number of people affected by the epidemic.
Symptom monitoring moduleInfluenza-like cases numbers (0-5 age)The number of influenza-like cases (0-5 age).
 Influenza-like cases numbers (5-15 age)The number of influenza-like cases (5-15 age).
 Influenza-like cases numbers (15-25 age)The number of influenza-like cases (15-25 age).
 Influenza-like cases numbers (25-60 age)The number of influenza-like cases (25-60 age).
 Influenza-like cases numbers (> 60 age)The number of influenza-like cases (over 60 age).
 Total influenza-like cases numbersThe total number of influenza-like cases.
 Total visiting patients numbersThe total number of visiting patients.
 Upper respiratory tract infections numbersThe number of upper respiratory tract infections.
Pharmacy monitoring moduleChinese patent cold medicinesSales of Chinese patent cold medicines.
 Other cold medicinesSales of other cold medicines.
Climate data moduleAverage temperature (C)Average temperature.
 Maximum temperature (C)Maximum temperature.
 Minimum temperature (C)Minimum temperature.
 Rainfall (mm)Rainfall.
 Air pressure (hPa)Air pressure.
 Relative humidity (%)Relative humidity.