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Journal of the Korean Academy of Family Medicine 1991;12(8):65-71.
Published online August 1, 1991.
Epidemiologic study of mumps in a part of large city.
Byung Hwa Keum, Jung Wan Kwon, Jong Han Lim, Mi Kyung Oh, Sang Hwa Lee, Youn Jin Kim, Hye Ree Lee, Bang Bu Youn
대도시 일부 지역에서 발생한 유해성이하선염의 역학적 연구
금병화, 권정완, 임종한, 오미경, 이상화, 김윤진, 윤방부
연세대학교의과대학 가정의학교실
For the evaluation of the epidemiologic state of mumps and efficacy of mumps vaccine the field evaluation 261 population from September 1990 in a October 1990 in a part of large city that was reported as mumps-outbreak area by a family practitioner.
The results were as follows.
1. Boys were 132(50.6%) and girls were 129(49.4%) and the case of mumps patients were 74(28.4%). The incidence by age group was 7.0% in 1-4 years, 35.5% in 5-6 years, 38.0% in 10-14 years and 7.7% in 15-18 years.
2. Mumps-vaccination rate was 88.9% in total study population, 72.7% in patient group and 94.7% in non-patient group.
3. The percentage that the vaccination was injected to the children before 2 year old was 94.2%. The 5 cases(2.2%) were injected twice at 9 months and 15 months of age.
4. The occurrence of mumps was mainly in spring and summer(97.3%).
5. The order of clinical findings was parotitis (100%), fever(85%) and sore throat(80.4%).
There were no difference between vaccination and non-vaccination group in parotitis duration, frequency of bilateral parotitis, fever duration, the number of hospital visit and school absence.
6. The incidence of mumps was 43.9% in the vaccinee and 75.0% in the non-vaccinee, therefore efficacy of mumps vaccine was 41.5%.
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