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Table 1 Number of bed days, reduction of the number of bed days for RV and all cause AGE, and proportion of RV among all cause AGE according to vaccination period and season among 0-16y and 0-2y children in Tampere

From: Hospital bed occupancy for rotavirus and all cause acute gastroenteritis in two Finnish hospitals before and after the implementation of the national rotavirus vaccination program with RotaTeq®

   Children 0–16 years Children 0–2 years
Period Years Number of children in the catchment area Number of bed days* % RV among all AGE Number of children in the catchment area Number of bed days* % RV among all AGE
RV AGE All AGE RV AGE All AGE
Pre-vaccination period 2001-2002 87,856 238 839 28.4 15,241 181 477 37.9
2002-2003 88,105 288 1098 26.2 15,361 185 563 32.9
2003-2004 88,112 197 561 35.1 15,719 174 379 45.9
2004-2005 88,373 165 614 26.9 16,237 140 375 37.3
2005-2006 88,485 80 793 10.1 16,698 53 456 11.6
  Annual average - 193.6 781.0 24.8 - 146.6 450 32.6
  Overall number of bed days per 100,000 children - 220 886   - 925 2839  
Transition period 2006-2007 88,657 43 600 7.2 16,932 29 329 8.8
2007-2008 88,591 290 1010 28.7 17,201 189 574 32.9
2008-2009 88,799 191 688 27.8 17,502 128 345 37.1
  Annual average - 174.7 766 22.8 - 115.3 416.0 27.7
  Overall number of bed days per 100,000 children - 197 864   - 670 2417  
Post-vaccination period 2009-2010 88,919 18 417 4.3 17,655 9 163 5.5
2010-2011 89,322 60 495 12.1 17,637 28 257 10.9
2011-2012 90,046 6 269 2.2 17,798 0 96 0.0
  Annual average - 28.0 393.7 7.1 - 12.3 172.0 7.2
  Overall number of bed days per 100,000 children - 31 440   - 70 972  
% reduction (95% CI) of the number of bed days per 100,000 children between the post- and pre-vaccination periods   −86 (−66;-94) −50 (−29;-65)    −93 (−77;-98) −66 (−49;-77)  
Absolute reduction (95% CI) of the number of bed days per 100,000 children between the post- and pre-vaccination periods   −188 (−173;-204) −445 (−408;-483)    −855 (−785;-926) −1867 (−1723;-2011)  
  1. *unless otherwise specified.