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Table 4 Estimation of the national number of bed days and the number of prevented bed days after the introduction of the national RV program in Finland. In 2013, national figures were 953,547 for children 0–16 years and 179,244 for children 0–2 years

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®

   Rates per 100,000 children in 2012 based on Tampere and Oulu data National estimates in 2013, after the introduction of the national RV program
Children 0–16 years Children 0–2 years Children 0–16 years Children 0–2 years
Number of bed days (95% confidence interval) RV AGE 42 (37;48) 119 (98;140) 404 (352;458) 213 (176;251)
All AGE 403 (386;420) 866 (809;922) 3,846 (3682;4009) 1,552 (1451;1653)
Number of prevented bed days (95% confidence interval) RV AGE 197 (209;186) 852 (799;905) 1,880 (1769;1992) 1,527 (1432;1621)
All AGE 652 (625;680) 2,479 (2372;2585) 6,219 (5956;6483) 4,443 (4252;4633)