Volume 9, Number 5—May 2003
Global Illness and Deaths Caused by Rotavirus Disease in Children
|<11 mo||1–4 y||Total (<4 y)|
|Total population (x1,000)||125,000||450,000||575,000|
|No. of diarrhea episodes per child per yb||3.8||2.1||NA|
|Total diarrhea episodes (x1,000)||475,000||945,000||1,420,000|
|No. of episodes at home (x1,000)||418,950 (88.2)||868,455 (91.9)||1,287,405|
|No. of episodes in outpatients (x1,000)||48,925 (10.3)||74,655 (7.9)||123,580|
|No. of case-patients hospitalized (x1,000)||7,125 (1.5)||1,890 (0.2)||9,015|
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