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Table 1 The characteristics of study population

From: Measles lessons in an anti-vaccination era: public health is a social duty, not a political option

Characteristics Number of cases
Patients 66
Male gender 33
Median Age (years) 3.82
Age group (months)
 1–15 29
  > 15 37
Contact with source case
 Yes 27
 No 39
Mothers with measles 13
Vaccination status
 Ineligible (aged <15 months) 29
 No 31
 Yes (I dose) 5
 Unknown 1
Length of hospital stay (days) 7.42
Complications 35
 Acute respiratory insufficiency 13
 Hypertransaminasemia 7
 Pneumonia 6
 Encephalitis 2
 Death 1
 Others 13
Therapy
 Antibiotics 33
 Measles Immune Globulin intravenously 2
 Antiviral 2