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Volume 14, Number 6—June 2008


Internet- versus Telephone-based Local Outbreak Investigations

Tista S. Ghosh*Comments to Author , Jennifer L. Patnaik*1, Nisha B. Alden*2, and Richard L. Vogt*
Author affiliations: *Tri-County Health Department, Greenwood Village, Colorado, USA;

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Table 1

Response rates for telephone-based outbreak investigations, 
Denver, Colorado, 2006

Outbreak setting N Response rate, %
Elementary school 61 85
Italian restaurant 55 80
Childcare center 27 78
Japanese restaurant 14 86
Mother’s Day brunch 7 100

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1Current affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA.

2Current affiliation: Boulder County Public Health, Boulder, Colorado, USA.

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