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Volume 17, Number 9—September 2011

Susceptibility of Health Care Students to Measles, Paris, France

Pierre Loulergue1Comments to Author , Jean-Paul Guthmann1, Laure Fonteneau, Jean-Baptiste Armengaud, Daniel Levy-Brühl, and Odile Launay
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris, France (P. Loulergue, J.-B. Armengaud, O. Launay); Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France (J.-P. Guthmann, L. Fonteneau, D. Levy-Brühl)

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Age, gender ratio, and rates of measles vaccination coverage for health care students, Paris, France*

Characteristic Medical students, n = 178 Nursing students, n = 147 Midwifery students, n = 107 Total, n = 432
Median age, y 23 22 22 22
Gender ratio, M:F 0.68 0.09 0.05 0.26
One dose, % (95% CI) 79.9 (67.1–88.6) 85.7 (67.1–88.6) 76.8 (63.1–86.5) 79.3 (71.0–85.8)
Two doses, % (95% CI) 46.3 (31.2–62.2) 66.9 (55.2–76.8) 55.7 (41.1–69.4) 49.6 (40.3–59.1)

*CI, confidence interval.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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