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Table 1 Case numbers of acute gastroenteritis with various ICD-9-CM codes in children in Taiwan, 2001a.

From: Disease burden and related medical costs of rotavirus infections in Taiwan

Sectors Age (years old) Case numbers of various acute gastroenteritis associated ICD-9-CMb %d
   001 002 003 004 005 007 008c 009 558.9 787.91 Total  
Outpatient <5 500 1,000 40,000 500 1,000 500 34,500 540,000 1,085,500 500 1,704,000 62.0
  5–16 0 0 20,500 0 5,000 0 24,000 296,500 698,000 2,500 1,046,500 38.0
  0–16 500 1,000 60,500 500 6,000 500 58,500 836,500 1,783,500 3,000 2,750,500  
Inpatient <5 0 20 4,320 100 40 0 8,180 8,220 45360 20 66,260 83.6
  5–16 0 0 440 200 80 0 880 1280 10100 0 12,980 16.4
  0–16 0 20 4,760 300 120 0 9060 9500 55460 20 79,240  
Total <5 500 1,020 44,320 600 1040 500 42680 548220 1,130,860 520 1,770,260 62.6
  5–16 0 0 20,940 200 5080 0 24880 297,780 708100 2500 1,059,480 37.4
  0–16 500 1,020 65,260 800 6,120 500 67,560 846,000 1,838,960 3,020 2,829,740  
  1. a Extrapolated from the Bureau of National Health Insurance 2001 sampling database in Taiwan (see Methods for details).
  2. b ICD-9-CM: International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision, Clinical Modification. 001, cholera; 002, typhoid and paratyphoid fever; 003, salmonellosis [excluding 003.2 (localized Salmonella infections)]; 004, shigellosis; 005, other food poisoning (bacterial); 007, other protozoan intestinal diseases; 008, intestinal infections caused by other organisms; 009, ill-defined intestinal infections; 558.9, other and unspecified noninfectious gastroenteritis and colitis; 787.91, diarrhoea. There were no cases of 006 (amoebiasis) reported.
  3. c Including 320 cases of ICD-9-CM 008.61, rotavirus.
  4. d Percentage of all 0–16 years old cases.