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Table 3 Summary of the characteristics of RSV-associated hospitalizations, seasonal median calculated over the results recorded for each RSV season (2010–2018 RSV seasons), by age group and preterm status in France

From: Economic and disease burden of RSV-associated hospitalizations in young children in France, from 2010 through 2018

  Age group Preterm/term status a
< 1 year old ≥1 year old Preterm Term
Number of RSV patients
 Median 31,570 14,418 3616 31,091
 Range 26,885-33,952 12,606-15,485 2889-3875 21,159-34,141
Length of RSV inpatient hospitalisationb
 Median (days) 3 2 3 3
 Range 2–5 1–3 2–6 2–5
Rate of hospital stays with transition to intensive care
 Median (%) 4.2% 0.5% 6.0% 3.0%
 Range 3.3–5.2% 0.4–0.6% 5.1–7.2% 2.7–3.7%
Number of hospital death
 Median 6.5 3.5 1.5 8
 Range 4–10 0–8 0–3 5–12
3-month readmission rate
All cause
  Median (%) 22.9% 17.9% 35.1% 21.2%
  Range 22.0–23.6% 17.1–18.9% 34.1–39.3% 20.6–22.2%
RSV
  Median (%) 12.7% 8.7% 21.6% 11.1%
  Range 11.6–13.7% 8.2–9.2% 19.9–24.6% 10.4–11.8%
  1. RSV Respiratory syncytial virus
  2. aOnly for children having determined gestational age
  3. b Calculated overall RSV seasons