Abbreviations:STARR (Stanford Research Repository), EMR (electronic medical record), BMI (body mass index), kg (kilograms, in, inches), CI (confidence intervals), IQR (interquartile range), Center for Disease Control & Prevention ACIP (Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices)
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