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From: Temporal decline in diarrhea episodes and mortality in Kiribati children two years following rotavirus vaccine introduction, despite high malnutrition rates: a retrospective review

Fig. 2

Interrupted time series analysis of the monthly incidence rate of under 5 AGE1 admissions in the pre- (January 2010–December 2013) and post-rotavirus vaccine (January 2016–September 2017) periods2, Tarawa, Kiribati. 1AGE = acute gastroenteritis. 2 Rotavirus vaccine was introduced in August 2015. Legend: The purple solid line is the pre-rotavirus vaccine trend based on the model fitted to the observed data in the pre- vaccine period; the purple dashed line is extrapolated from the model fitted to the pre- vaccine data and represents the counterfactual trend that would be expected if the vaccine had not been introduced; the orange solid line is the post-vaccine trend based on the model fitted to the observed data two years post- vaccine introduction

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