Table 7

Review on the impact of nation-wide, publicly funded, mainly one-dose, routine varicella vaccination programmes in early childhood in countries outside Europe and the US
Authors Year of publication Country Nationwide routine varicella vaccination implemented (year) Coverage Decrease in varicella patients reached (year)
Quian et al. [7] 2008 Uruguay 1999 >90% in 2005 Outpatient visits by 87%, hospitalisations by 81% (2005)
Chao et al. [37] 2012 Taiwan 2004 >90% after 2006 Incidence by 53% (2008)
Carville et al. [38], 2010 Australia 2005 82% in 2009 Hospitalisation rates / community consultations by 7% (2007), congenital varicella by 100%, neonatal varicella by >85% (2008/2009)
Khandaker et al. [39] 2011
Tan et al. [40] 2012 Canada 2007 58%-90% in 2008 Hospitalisations by 81%-86% (2008)
Ulloa-Gutierrez et al. [41] 2011 Costa Rica 2007 n.a. Paediatric cases by 83% (2010)

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