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Volume 21, Number 6—June 2015

Oral Cholera Vaccine Coverage, Barriers to Vaccination, and Adverse Events following Vaccination, Haiti, 20131

Rania A. TohmeComments to Author , Jeannot François, Kathleen Wannemuehler, Preetha Iyengar, Amber Dismer, Paul Adrien, Terri B. Hyde, Barbara J. Marston, Kashmira A. Date, Eric D. Mintz, and Mark A. Katz
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (R.A. Tohme, K. Wannemuehler, P. Iyengar, A. Dismer, T.B. Hyde, B.J. Marston, K. Date, E. Mintz); Ministry of Public Health and Population, Port-au-Prince, Haiti (J. Francois, P. Adrien); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Port-au-Prince (M.A. Katz)

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Table 1

General characteristics of participants in oral cholera vaccine coverage survey, Haiti, 2013

Characteristic Area
Petite Anse, n = 1,121 Cerca Carvajal, n = 809
Sex, no. (%)
M 499 (43.1) 407 (50.6)
F 622 (56.9) 402 (49.4)
Age, y, no. (%)
1–4 206 (10.3) 192 (13.8)
5–14 353 (24.8) 263 (35.0)
>15 562 (64.9) 354 (51.1)
History of cholera, % (95% CI) 38 3.5 (2.4–5.2) 48 6.6 (4.5–9.6)

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1Results from this study were partially presented at the 49th US–Japan Conference on Cholera and Other Enteric Bacterial Infections; 2015 Jan 14–16; Gainesville, Florida, USA.

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