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Volume 18, Number 1—January 2012


Unexpected Result of Hendra Virus Outbreaks for Veterinarians, Queensland, Australia

Diana H. MendezComments to Author , Jenni Judd, and Rick Speare
Author affiliations: James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

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Table 1

Location of participants in a study of Hendra virus–related safety issues faced by equine practices, Queensland, Australia, 2009–2010*

Zone, category No. (%) participants
Metropolitan zone
Capital cities 3 (14.30)
Population >100,000 6 (28.55)
Rural zone
Population 25,000–99,999 6 (28.55)
Population 10,000–24,999 0
Population <10,000 3 (14.30)
Remote zone
Population >4,999 3 (14.30)
Population <5,000 0

*Location zones and categories are according to the Australian Rural, Remote and Metropolitan Areas classification system (10).

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