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Table 5 Mean seasonal RSV-attributable burden of respiratory disease in the United Kingdom by age and risk group*

From: Modelling estimates of the burden of Respiratory Syncytial virus infection in adults and the elderly in the United Kingdom

   RSV-attributable outcome/100,000 (range)
  Age Low Risk Population* High Risk Population*
GP episodes 18-49 595 (377–771) 1344 (924–1598)
50-64 1067 (721–1295) 2221 (1581–2561)
65-74 1239 (884–1432) 2508 (1764–2905)
75+ 1466 (1070–1732) 2860 (1948–3441)
Hospitalisations 18-49 3 (2–5) 10 (8–13)
50-64 9 (6–10) 102 (72–117)
65-74 20 (14–23) 180 (127–208)
75+ 116 (91–148) 338 (250–405)
Deaths 18-49 0 (0–0) 4 (3–5)
50-64 2 (1–2) 22 (15–27)
65-74 9 (7–11) 58 (40–69)
75+ 133 (86–189) 176 (134–233)
  1. GP = general practice
  2. Range = range of estimates per season
  3. *Risk group defined according the chronic conditions indicative of risk for severe influenza as per UK recommendations for influenza vaccination. These include chronic obstructive respiratory disease; cardiovascular, central nervous system, renal and liver disorders; diabetes; immunosuppressive conditions or stroke