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Volume 7, Number 7—June 2001


Measles Outbreak in a Community with Very Low Vaccine Coverage, the Netherlands

Susan van den Hof*Comments to Author , Christine M.A. Meffre*, Marina A.E. Conyn-van Spaendonck*, Frits Woonink†, Hester E. de Melker*, and Rob S. van Binnendijk*
Author affiliations: *National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands; †Public Health Service Southeast Utrecht, Zeist, the Netherlands

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Table 5

Self-reported complications in clinically confirmed and suspected cases, from questionnaire data, the Netherlands, 1999-2000

Self-reported complications Number %
Hospitalization for delirium 1 0.6
Otitis media 18 11
Pneumonia 10 6
Earache 5 3
Stomachache 3 2
Cystitis 1 0.6
Laryngitis 1 0.6
Severe coughing 1 0.6
No complications 113 70
Data missing
Total 162 100

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