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Figure 5

From: Heterogeneity in regional notification patterns and its impact on aggregate national case notification data: the example of measles in Italy

Figure 5

Age distribution of measles cases in Italy for 1971–76. Age distribution of measles case reports for Italy for 1971–76 (thick solid line) is compared with age distribution of weights of 9-year moving average (thick dashed line), and those of the age distributions suggested by force of infection (FOI) estimates of Edmunds et al [15] made, respectively, from seroprevalence data (squares), case notifications (triangles) and that suggested by the composite 'EURO FOI' of those authors corresponding to a number of European countries (circles)

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