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Volume 26, Number 7—July 2020

Public Health Role of Academic Medical Center in Community Outbreak of Hepatitis A, San Diego County, California, USA, 2016–2018

Minji Kang, Sarah F. Horman, Randy A. Taplitz, Brian Clay, Marlene Millen, Amy Sitapati, Frank E. Myers, Eric C. McDonald, Shira R. Abeles, Danelle R. Wallace, Sarah Stous, and Francesca J. TorrianiComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of California, San Diego, California, USA (M. Kang, S.F. Horman, R.A. Taplitz, B. Clay, M. Millen, A. Sitapati, F.E. Myers, S.R. Abeles, F.J. Torriani); County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, San Diego (E.C. McDonald, D.R. Wallace, S. Stous)

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Table 2

Characteristics of adults receiving hepatitis A virus vaccine administered at University of California San Diego Health, March 1, 2017–October 31, 2018*

Characteristic No. vaccines administered
Hepatitis A, n = 9,288 Hepatitis A and hepatitis B, recombinant, n = 1,036 Total (%), N = 10,324
Location administered
Inpatient admission 135 4 139 (1)
Urgent care 1,091 117 1,208 (12)
Ambulatory clinic 6,818 882 7,700 (75)
Occupational health 865 96 961 (9)
ED BPA triggered
1,374 (13)
Risk factors
Homelessness 1,357 28 1,385 (13)
Illicit drug use 2,247 230 2,477 (24)
Alcohol abuse 873 97 970 (9)
Hepatitis C infection 55 49 104 (1)
Hepatitis B infection 0 0 0 (0)
HIV infection 444 141 585 (6)
Cirrhosis 411 127 538 (5)

*ED, emergency department; BPA, best practice advisory.

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