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Volume 9, Number 5—May 2003

Global Illness and Deaths Caused by Rotavirus Disease in Children

Umesh D. Parashar*Comments to Author , Erik G. Hummelman*, Joseph S. Bresee*, Mark A. Miller†, and Roger I. Glass*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

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Table 4

Annual global illness incidence from rotavirus disease among children <5 years age, by setting

No. (range) of episodes of rotavirus disease (x1,000)
Setting Developing countries Industrialized countries Total
Home 104,280
(51,496–157,063) 7,122
(2,123–17,881) 111,402
Outpatient 23,233
(18,537–27,188) 1,781
(708–3,576) 25,017
Inpatient 1,920
(1,551–2,596) 223
(142–358) 2,143

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