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Table 1 Characteristics of children< 5 years hospitalized at SCRH with all cause morbidity, AGE and RVAGE, 2010—2013

From: Rates of hospitalization and death for all-cause and rotavirus acute gastroenteritis before rotavirus vaccine introduction in Kenya, 2010–2013

Characteristics All Cause Hospitalizations from Karemo DSS (N = 3793) AGE Hospitalizations (N = 805) AGE specimen collected and tested for RV ҂ (N = 541) Proportion tested RV Positive (N = 143)
  n n (row %) n (row %) n (row %)
Sex
 Male 2066 461 (22%) 309 (67%) 87 (28%)
 Female 3793 344 (20%) 232 (67%) 56 (24%)
Year
 2010 920 224 (24%) 147 (66%) 43 (29%)
 2011 1335 313 (23%) 206 (66%) 53 (26%)
 2012 822 147 (18%) 93 (63%) 26 (28%)
 2013 716 121 (17%) 95 (79%) 21 (22%)
Age (Months)
 0–5 536 205 (38%) 141 (69%) 45 (32%)
 6–11 781 285 (36%) 204(72%) 57 (28%)
 12–23 1110 205 (18%) 138 (67%) 30 (22%)
 24–36 687 70 (10%) 40 (57%) 9 (23%)
 37–59 679 40 (6%) 18 (45%) 2 (11%)
  1. ҂ 3 samples collected were not tested