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Table 2 Number of infectious gastroenteritis hospitalizations, incidence of hospitalization per 100000 population, and mean hospital stay among children < 5 years old in Catalonia, Spain, 2003-2008

From: Hospitalizations due to rotavirus gastroenteritis in Catalonia, Spain, 2003-2008

  Gastroenteritis due to Rotavirus Other Infectious Gastroenteritis Total Infectious Gastroenteritis
Year Number Incidence1 Mean stay (SD)2 Number Incidence1 Mean Stay(SD)2 Number Incidence1 Mean Stay(SD)2
2003 287 83.6 3.8 (2.4) 1420 413.7 3.4 (2.5) 1707 497.3 3.5 (2.5)
2004 331 91.8 3.9 (2.3) 1489 412.9 3.3 (3.0) 1820 504.7 3.9 (2.9)
2005 481 127.6 3.6 (1.9) 1332 353.5 3.0 (2.4) 1813 481.1 3.2 (2.3)
2006 472 120.3 3.9 (2.0) 1472 375.1 2.9 (2.4) 1944 495.4 3.2 (2.3)
2007 401 98.5 3.7 (3.0) 1427 350.5 2.9 (2.2) 1828 449.0 3.1 (2.4)
2008 401 99.2 3.5 (2.0) 1142 282.5 2.9 (2.7) 1543 381.7 3.1 (2.6)
Period 2003-2008 2373 103.93 3.7 (2.3) 8282 362.53 3.1 (2.5) 10655 466.43 3.2 (2.5)
  1. 1Incidence per 100000 population
  2. 2Mean hospital stay in days (standard deviation [SD] in parentheses)
  3. 3 Average annual incidence