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Volume 21, Number 8—August 2015

Community-Based Outbreak of Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup C Infection in Men who Have Sex with Men, New York City, New York, USA, 2010−2013

Molly M. KratzComments to Author , Don Weiss, Alison Ridpath, Jane R. Zucker, Anita Geevarughese, Jennifer L. Rakeman, and Jay K. Varma
Author affiliations: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, USA (M.M. Kratz, D. Weiss, A. Ridpath, J.R. Zucker, A. Geevarughese, J. Rakeman, J.K. Varma); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA (A. Ridpath, J.R. Zucker, J.K. Varma)

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Table 2

Rates for invasive meningococcal disease for residents (all serogroups) of New York City, New York, USA, 2012*

Category No. cases Population at risk Rate/100,000 Relative risk 95% CI
All New York City 25 8,175,133 0.31 NA NA
Men 21 3,882,544 0.54 NA NA
All New York City, age 18–64 y 21 5,413,864 0.39 NA NA
Women 2 2,827,956 0.07 NA NA
Men 19 2,585,908 0.73 NA NA
Men, not/unknown MSM 6 2,482,908 0.24 Referent NA
MSM 13 103,000 12.6 52.5 19.9–137.4
MSM with HIV/AIDS 8 37,720 21.2 88.3 30.5–252.9
MSM without HIV/AIDS 5 65,280 7.7 32.1 9.7–103.9

*NA, not applicable; MSM, men who have sex with men.

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