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Volume 26, Number 11—November 2020

Challenges to Achieving Measles Elimination, Georgia, 2013–2018

Nino KhetsurianiComments to Author , Ketevan Sanadze, Rusudan Chlikadze, Nazibrola Chitadze, Tamar Dolakidze, Tamta Komakhidze, Lia Jabidze, Shahin Huseynov, Myriam Ben Mamou, Claude Muller, Khatuna Zakhashvili, and Judith M. Hübschen
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (N. Khetsuriani); CDC South Caucasus Office, Tbilisi, Georgia (N. Khetsuriani); National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, Tbilisi (K. Sanadze, R. Chlikadze, N. Chitadze, T. Dolakidze, T. Komakhidze, L. Jabidze, K. Zakhashvili); South Caucasus Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program, Tbilisi (T. Komakhidze); World Health Organization European Regional Office, Copenhagen, Denmark (S. Huseynov, M. Ben Mamou); World Health Organization European Regional Reference Laboratory for Measles and Rubella, Luxembourg Institute of Health, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg (C. Muller, J.M. Hübschen)

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Table 3

Occupations of reported measles case-patients, Georgia, 2013–2014

Occupation of case-patients No. (%)
Adult not working outside the home 1,704 (26.5)
Unemployed 1,011 (15.7)
693 (10.8)
Child not attending daycare
1,392 (21.6)
School student (all grades)
1,127 (17.5)
Customer services (e.g., employees of banks, stores, casinos, restaurants)
484 (7.5)
Military or law enforcement 369 (5.7)
Military 239 (3.7)
Law enforcement
130 (2.0)
College or vocational school student
334 (5.2)
Child attending daycare
271 (4.2)
Healthcare facility employee or medical student 250 (3.9)
Healthcare facility employee 209 (3.2)
Medical student
41 (0.6)
Government or office worker
141 (2.2)
369 (5.7)
Total with occupation information reported 6,441 (100)

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