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Volume 19, Number 10—October 2013

Research

Coccidioidomycosis-associated Hospitalizations, California, USA, 2000–2011

Gail SondermeyerComments to Author , Lauren Lee, Debra Gilliss, Farzaneh Tabnak, and Duc Vugia
Author affiliations: California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA, USA

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Table 1

Coccidioidomycosis-associated hospitalizations, California, 2000–2011

Variable No. (%), 2000–2011 No. (rate/100,000 population)
2000 2011
Hospitalizations
All 25,217 (100) 1,074 (3.2) 3,197 (8.6)*
Initial 15,747 (62.4) 798 (2.3) 1,851 (5.0)*
Subsequent 9,470 (37.6) 276 (0.8) 1,346 (3.6)*
Type of coccidioidomycosis†
Primary pulmonary 12,041 (47.7) 372 (1.1) 1,609 (4.3)*
Other forms of progressive 4,539 (18.0) 224 (0.7) 559 (1.5)*
Meningitis 3,208 (12.7) 195 (0.6) 384 (1.0)*
Pulmonary, unspecified 2,657 (10.5) 124 (0.4) 335 (0.9)
Unspecified 2,372 (9.4) 105 (0.3) 320 (0.9)
Chronic pulmonary 1,159 (4.6) 80 (0.2) 111 (0.3)
Primary extrapulmonary 163 (0.6) 5 (<0.1) 14 (<0.1)

*All hospitalization rates for 2011 were significantly greater than those for 2000 (p<0.0001, z tests).
†Numbers, percentages, and rates of all hospitalizations (n = 25,217). Multiple coccidioidomycosis diagnosis codes may be indicated for a single hospitalization.

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