Table 1.

Varicella-Zoster Virus Disease Burden in Adults Related to Varicella Vaccine Coverage Among Children*

Coverage in Children (%)Number of Susceptible AdultsAmount of Wild-Type VirusDisease Burden in Adults
No vaccine0+++++++
Selective vaccine use<90+++++++++++
Universal vaccine use>90++++
  • * The plus signs indicate the relative number or disease burden.