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Table 1 Measurement of variables for analysis of diphtheria, conflict and immunization status

From: Diphtheria outbreak in Yemen: the impact of conflict on a fragile health system

Variable Definition Measurement
dipth Diphtheria outbreak in district 1 = yes; 0 = no
imco Immunized children in district (# immunized children-less than 1 year old in 2017) Continuous
confhis1 District experienced conflict in the past (more than 3 years) 1 = yes; 0 = no
confhis2 District currently experiencing conflict 1 = yes; 0 = no
imcoconf1 Immunized children in district with past conflict (imco x conf his1) > 0
imcoconf2 Immunized children in district with current conflict
(imco x conf his2)
> 0