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Table 1 Characteristics of AGE1 hospitalizations in children aged under-five pre- (January 2010–December 2013) and post-rotavirus vaccine (January 2016–September 2017) introduction, TCH2, Kiribati

From: Temporal decline in diarrhea episodes and mortality in Kiribati children two years following rotavirus vaccine introduction, despite high malnutrition rates: a retrospective review

CharacteristicsPre-vaccine n = 431Post-vaccine n = 102p-value
Median age in months, (IQR)313.8 (9.5–20.1)17.7 (11.1–24.3)< 0.001
Sex (male), n (%)251 (58.2%)64 (62.7%)0.41
Case fatality, n (%)34 (7.9%)47 (6.9%)0.74
All-cause admissions due to AGE1, n/N (%)431/3361 (12.8%)102/1407 (7.2%)< 0.001
All-cause mortality due to AGE1, n/N (%)34/213 (15.9%)47/122 (5.7%)0.006
  1. 1AGE Acute gastroenteritis
  2. 2TCH Tungaru Central Hospital
  3. 3IQR Interquartile range
  4. 4 Outcome of two cases unknown
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