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Volume 17, Number 11—November 2011


Travel Health Alert Notices and Haiti Cholera Outbreak, Florida, USA, 2011

Monica U. Selent1Comments to Author , Amanda McWhorter, Valery M. Beau De Rochars, Rebecca Myers, David W. Hunter, Clive M. Brown, Nicole J. Cohen, Noelle A. Molinari, Kirsten Warwar, Danisha Robbins, Katherine E. Heiman, Anna E. Newton, Ann Schmitz, Michael J. Oraze, and Nina Marano
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (M.U. Selent, A. McWhorter, V.M. Beau De Rochars, R. Myers, D.W. Hunter, C.M. Brown, N.J. Cohen, N.A. Molinari, K. Warwar, D. Robbins, A. Schmitz, N. Marano); Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Decatur, Georgia, USA (K.E. Heiman, A.E. Newton); US Customs and Border Protection, Washington, DC, USA (M.J. Oraze)

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T-HAN survey of 1,348 travelers from Haiti at the Miami International Airport, Florida, USA, January 10–11, 2011*

Characteristic No. (%)
Total travelers surveyed 882 (65)
Male travelers surveyed 504 (57)
Survey responses
Received T-HAN 664 (75)
Read T-HAN 245 (28)
Reported need for cholera information 458 (52)
Trip originated from United States 675 (77)
Likelihood of seeking care if diarrhea developed in next 5 d
Likely 693 (79)
Uncertain 97 (11)
Not likely 89 (10)

*T-HAN, travel health alert notice.

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1Current affiliation: Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, USA.