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Volume 12, Number 10—October 2006

Health Benefits, Risks, and Cost-Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccination of Children

Lisa A. Prosser*†Comments to Author , Carolyn Buxton Bridges‡, Timothy M. Uyeki‡, Virginia L. Hinrichsen*†, Martin I. Meltzer‡, Noelle-Angelique M. Molinari‡, Benjamin Schwartz‡, William W. Thompson‡, Keiji Fukuda‡, and Tracy A. Lieu*†§
Author affiliations: *Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; †Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; §Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Table A2

No. additional physician visits required to administer required doses, by age group

Age group No extra visits required One extra visit required Two extra visits required
6–23 mo 0.27 0.39 0.34
2 y 0.26 0.57 0.17
3–4 y 0.26 0.64 0.10
5–11 y 0.25 0.75
12–17 y 0.25 0.75

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