Volume 19, Number 2—February 2013
Lessons and Challenges for Measles Control from Unexpected Large Outbreak, Malawi
|Vaccination status||Total||No. cases||Attack rate, %†||Vaccine effectiveness
|Crude, % (95% CI)||Adjusted, % (95% CI)‡|
|Vaccinated with MCV|
|1 dose§||2512||62||2.4||82.0 (72.9–88.1)||83.9 (70.8–90.8)|
|2 doses¶||1777||22||1.1||91.6 (84.7–95.4)||90.5 (79.7–95.5)|
*Districts are Blantyre, Mzimba, Lilongwe, Thyolo, Chiradzulu, Mangochi, Balaka, and Machinga. MCV, measles-containing vaccine.
†Weighted and adjusted by the study design.
‡Adjusted by age, sex, and literacy of the caregiver.
¶Routine immunization and 2008 supplementary immunization activities.
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