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Volume 16, Number 5—May 2010

Capacity of Public Health Surveillance to Comply with Revised International Health Regulations, USA

Kia E. ArmstrongComments to Author , Scott J. N. McNabb, Lisa D. Ferland, Tim Stephens, Anna Muldoon, Jose A. Fernandez, and Stephen Ostroff
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Atlanta, Georgia, USA (K.E. Armstrong, S.J.N. McNabb); Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, Atlanta (L.D. Ferland); US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, USA (T. Stephens, A. Muldoon, J.A. Fernandez); Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA (S. Ostroff)

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Table 2

Proportion of state agencies that have formal information-sharing systems or mechanism for emergencies or outbreaks within state government, USA, 2009

Government agency No./total reporting (%)
State law enforcement 33/44 (75)
Emergency management and/or homeland security 37/44 (84)
Agriculture 35/45 (78)
Transportation 17/44 (37)
Environmental protection 30/44 (68)
Fish and wildlife 28/45 (62)

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