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Volume 12, Number 2—February 2006

Dispatch

Rotavirus and Severe Childhood Diarrhea

Umesh D. Parashar*Comments to Author , Christopher J. Gibson*, Joseph S. Bresee*, and Roger I. Glass*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table A1

Characteristics of studies on worldwide diarrheal deaths and hospitalizations, 2000–2004

Income group and country Year of publication Study period No. diarrhea hospitalizations Rotavirus detection rate (%) Reference
Low
Cameroon 2003 1999–2000 890 21.9 16
Côte d'Ivoire 2003 1997–1999 479 28.3 17
Ghana 2003 1997–2002 2,205 40.5 18
Ghana 2003 1998–2000 1,717 39.4 19
India 2004 2001 401 35.5 20
India 2001 1993–1996 628 28.3 21
India 2003 1999–2000 202 23.3 22
Indonesia 2004 2001–2002 577 52.0 23
Indonesia 2002 1997–1999 339 44.8 24
Nigeria 2003 1998–1999 417 38.6 17
Vietnam 2004 2001–2002 1,570 59.0 23
Vietnam 2003 1999–2000 1,355 65.6 25
Zambia 2003 1997–1999 1,635 23.3 17
Low-middle
Bosnia-Herzegovina 2003 1999–2000 201 23.9 26
Brazil 2001 1998–1999 190 32.6 27
China 2004 2001–2002 2,079 44.0 23
China 2000 1996–1999 1,130 26.1 28
China 2002 1998–2000 3,177 41.0 29
China 2003 1998–2001 1,211 52.9 30
China 2004 1999–2001 1,230 40.1 31
Jordan 2002 1997–2000 840 43.4 32
Paraguay 2003 1998–2000 410 22.7 33
Paraguay 2002 1999–2000 141 42.5 34
Peru 2001 1995–1997 386 52.0 35
South Africa 2003 1997–1999 1,525 32.0 17
Thailand 2004 2001–2002 992 44.0 23
Turkey 2003 2000–2001 920 39.8 36
High-middle
Argentina 2001 1996–1998 1,312 42.0 37
Argentina 2001 1997–1998 133 35.3 38
Chile 2001 1997–1999 276 47.0 39
Malaysia 2004 2001–2002 1,374 57.0 23
Malaysia 2003 1996–1999 1,362 24.0 40
Poland 2000 1997 773 35.6 41
Venezuela 2001 1997–1999 946 38.0 39
High
France 2002 1997–2000 706 50.9 42
Germany 2003 2001–2002 217 47.0 43
Italy 2002 2001 330 41.4 44
South Korea 2000 1998–1999 243 40.0 45
South Korea 2003 1998–2000 348 59.0 46
Spain 2004 1998–2002 3,760 31.0 47

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