Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content
CDC Home

Volume 8, Number 12—December 2002

Research

Mass Vaccination Campaign Following Community Outbreak of Meningococcal Disease

Gérard Krause*†Comments to Author , Carina Blackmore†, Steven Wiersma†, Cheryll Lesneski‡, Laurey Gauch‡, and Richard S. Hopkins†
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, Florida, USA; ‡Putnam County Health Department, Palatka, Florida, USA;

Main Article

Table 3

Size of target population and number vaccinated by age group, Putnam County, Florida, 1998–1999

Age group Estimated target population No. (%) of target population vaccinateda
Approximately 2–4 yrs 1,439 1,435 (100)
5–9 yrs 2,460 2,741 (111)
10–14 yrs 2,513 2,606 (104)
15–20 yrs 2,424 2,288 (94)
21–22 yrs 1,296 1,006 (78)
Total 10,132 10,076 (99)

aFigures >100% result from the fact that people outside the target population received vaccination.

Main Article

Top of Page

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO