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Table 1 Hospitalizations for herpes zoster per group of age

From: Burden of herpes zoster requiring hospitalization in Spain during a seven-year period (1998–2004)

Age
(years)
Cases Hospitalization rates
(cases per 100,000 (IC95%))
Average length
of stay (days)(SD)
Average
costs
Total annual
costs (1999–2004)
30–49 3449 4.13 (3.76–4.49) 12.45 (16.38) 3,983.84 € 1,967,352€
50–59 2348 7.44 (7.14–7.75) 13.00 (16.41) 4,078.98 € 1,384,135€
60–69 4468 16.56 (16.07–17.04) 13.49 (16.52) 3,796.48 € 2,451,261€
70–79 7362 32.87 (32.12–33.62) 12.90 (13.57) 3,616.04 € 3,869,164€
>80 5957 54.33 (52.95–55.70) 12.59 (12.36) 3,500.53 € 3,060,044€
Total 23584 13.44 (13.27–13.61) 12.88 (14.62) 3,719.53 € 12,731,955€