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Table 1 Incidence of measles by age and sex in tsunami affected and un-affected villages of Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu, December 2004- January 2005

From: Measles transmission following the tsunami in a population with a high one-dose vaccination coverage, Tamil Nadu, India 2004–2005

  Tsunami affected areas Tsunami un-affected areas
Age group (years) Number of cases (%) Population Incidence per 1000 Number of cases (%) Population Incidence per 1000
0–4 31 (43.7) 4360 7.1 11 (36.7) 1425 7.7
5–9 32 (45.1) 4786 6.7 16 (53.3) 1564 10.2
10–14 8 (11.3) 5138 1.6 2 (6.7) 1679 1.2
>14 0 (0.0) 38820 0.0 1 (3.3) 12689 0.1
Sex       
Male 32 (45.1) 26720 1.2 16 (53.3) 8734 1.8
Female 39 (54.9) 26384 1.5 14 (46.7) 8623 1.6
Total 71 (100.0) 53104 1.3 30 (100.0) 17357 1.7