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Volume 26, Number 8—August 2020

Analysis of MarketScan Data for Immunosuppressive Conditions and Hospitalizations for Acute Respiratory Illness, United States

Manish PatelComments to Author , Jufu Chen, Sara Kim, Shikha Garg, Brendan Flannery, Zaid Haddadin, Danielle Rankin, Natasha Halasa, H. Keipp Talbot, and Carrie Reed
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (M. Patel, J. Chen, S. Kim, S. Garg, B. Flannery, C. Reed); Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA (Z. Haddadin, D. Rankin, N. Halasa, H. Keipp Talbot)

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Table 4

Prevalence of immunosuppressive conditions by person age and sex for acute respiratory illness in the MarketScan database, United States, July 2012–August 2017

Characteristic All enrollees, person-years, no. (%)* Immunosuppressive conditions†
Person-years (%) Prevalence/100 person-years, %
115,113,322 (100)
6,823,509 (100)
Age, y
<1–8 11,074,106 (10) 160,137 (2) 1.4
9–17 13,666,230 (12) 474,703 (7) 3.5
18–49 52,413,795 (46) 2,580,737 (38) 4.9
50–64 28,552,259 (25) 2,470,817 (36) 8.
9,406,932 (8)
1,137,115 (17)
M 55,282,285 (48) 2,597,852 (38) 4.7
F 59,831,037 (52) 4,225,657 (62) 7.1

*Person-time was calculated by using the total months each enrollee spent in a health plan supplying data to MarketScan during the study period. During August 2012–July 2017, a total of 47.2 million unique enrollees were in our MarketScan analysis.
†See Figure 1. Denotes patients had International Classification of Diseases codes for either 3 immunosuppressive conditions OR 3 conditions + immunosuppressive pharmacologic treatment (chemotherapeutic agents or immune-modeling agents or systemic corticosteroids >14 d).

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