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Volume 16, Number 10—October 2010


Effectiveness of Personal Protective Equipment and Oseltamivir Prophylaxis during Avian Influenza A (H7N7) Epidemic, the Netherlands, 2003

Dennis E. te BeestComments to Author , Michiel van Boven, Marian E.H. Bos, Arjan Stegeman, and Marion P.G. Koopmans
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands (D.E. te Beest, M.E.H. Bos, A. Stegeman); National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands (D.E. te Beest, M. van Boven, M.P.G. Koopmans)

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Table 4

Risk for infection with avian influenza A (H7N7) with different levels of respirator and safety glasses use, on the basis of combined conjunctivitis and serology-based case definition, the Netherlands, 2003*

Respirator used Safety glasses used Risk† (95% CI)
Always Always 0.023 (0.001–0.099)
Sometimes 0.079 (0.018–0.188)
Not used 0.093 (0.029–0.204)
Sometimes Always
Sometimes 0.056 (0.014–0.14)
Not used 0.045 (0.007–0.133)
Not used Not used 0.408 (0.119–0.755)
Unknown Unknown 0.023 (0.001–0.099)

*CI, confidence interval; –, no data in this group.
†Probability of infection per visit.

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