Skip to main content

Table 4 Relative reduction factors (RRF) for varicella cases per age group (model-predicted, see Höhle et al. 2010)

From: Varicella routine vaccination and the effects on varicella epidemiology – results from the Bavarian Varicella Surveillance Project (BaVariPro), 2006-2011

Ratio RRF RRF RRF RRF
  Season 2 / Season 1 Season 3 / Season 2 Season 4 / Season 3 Season 5 / Season 4
Age group (years)     
  <1 0.698 0.743 0.670 0.815
  1-4 0.676 0.749 0.594 0.847
  5-9 0.732 0.906 0.660 0.842
  10-16 0.856 0.908 0.868 0.927
  1. Data from BaVariPro Practice Surveillance, Oct 2006-Sep 2011.