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Table 5 Characteristics of measles outbreaks in primary schools

From: Estimating the nationwide transmission risk of measles in US schools and impacts of vaccination and supplemental infection control strategies

School Location [outbreak year] – Type NO. Students No Vac. Record 1-Dose Vaccination 2-Dose Vaccination ARU ARI-1- Dose ARI-2- Dose ARI-General Susceptible Students NO. First Gen. Cases Total NO. Cases
New York, US [1945–46] ES I [44] 367 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 77.6% N/A N/A N/A 170 26 132
New York, US [1945–46] ES II [44] 530 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 83.9% N/A N/A N/A 249 64 209
New York, US [1945–46] ES III [44] 492 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 69.4% N/A N/A N/A 193 123 134
Kansas, US [1970] ES [102] 690 14.2% NR NR 30.3% NR NR 2.6% 122 3 35
New York, US [1974] ES [33] 868 3.3% NR NR 20.7% NR NR 6.4% 113 28 60
Texas, US [1985] JHS I [103] 1141 0.6% 87.6% 11.9% 10.0% 4.5% 1.4%a 4.1% 107 10 21
Texas, US [1985] JHS II [103] 1122 1% NR NR NR NR NR NR 122 NR 34
East Sussex, UK [1992–93] E-M-HS [104] 1673 31.5% NR NR 17.8% NR NR 1.52% 528 41 66
Alaska, US [1996] MS [61, 105] 687 <  1% 45% 44% NR NR NR <  2.18% 41 4 15
Alaska, US [1996] ES [61, 105] 525 <  1% 45% 44% NR NR NR <  1.33% 31 4 7
Reuler, Luxembourg [1996] PS [106] 363 22.8% NR NR 54.7% NR NR 4.6% 102 28 45
Wincrage, Luxembourg [1996] PS [106] 343 28.0% NR NR 51.9% NR NR 1.0% 110 15 43
Disburg City Germany [2006] E-M-HS [107] 1250 3.8% 24.5% 58.4% 52.8% 1.0% 0.4% 0.5% 81 NR 53
California, US [2008] ES [108] 377 10.9% NR (< 50%) NR (> 50%) 9.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 62 2 4
Beijing, China [2014] ES [109] 1245 0.5% 1.7% 97.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.9% 20 3 11
  1. PS Primary School; ES Elementary School; MS Middle School; JHS Junior High School; E-M-HS Elementary, Middle, and High School combined; N/A Not applicable; NR Not Reported.
  2. a Only reported outbreak where ARI-2-Dose was larger than assumed measles susceptibility rate of students less than 14 years old with 2-dose of vaccination (i.e. 1%)