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Table 1 Example messages

From: OMG U got flu? Analysis of shared health messages for bio-surveillance

n Message A I P W S
el home this weekend? i’ve been off work all week with the flu + - - - +
e2 there is alot more to preparing for Swine Flu than just washing your hands - - - - -
e3 everyone wash your hands.. no one wants swine flu - + - - -
e4 awl u need to go get to the doc so u dnt past da swine flu - - - - -
e5 it’s 2:10pm, I have flu and I’m still wearing my pajama - - - - +
e6 I have the flu. I had a normal flu shot - - + - +
e7 This guy has a nasty cough! Thank god he’s sitting far away from me - the swine flu travels + - - - -
e8 I’m sick too… cold or flu, I don’t know… I couldn’t go to work today… + - - - +
e9 Trivia for tonight has been cancelled due to flu bug + - - - -
e10 Feel like I’ve washed my hands a 1000 times Gotta loveworkin during cold & flu season - + - - -
ell overhyped public scare. I want to remove this mask - - - + -
e12 i don’t know. she just keeps getting sick, but it’s not the flu. i hate keeping her off school - - - - -
e13 i feel terrible, don’t want to be at work, wish id never had the h1n1 jab - - + - -
e14 Some cleaning products were especially made to kill the H1N1 … - - - - -
e15 She has a surgical mask on in the movies I’m nervous hope it’s not h1n1 - - - - -
e16 regretting not getting a flu shot this year - - - - -
  1. Positive (+) and negative (-) examples of classified messages.
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