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Table 1 Number and proportion of hospitalizations due to any cause, AGE and RVGE in children < 5 years of age over all-cause ER visits and hospitalizations during the study period (2013–2018) per VCR group

From: Rotavirus gastroenteritis hospitalizations in provinces with different vaccination coverage rates in Spain, 2013–2018

VCR group Any cause AGE RVGE
Number of ER visits Number of Hospit % Hospit/ER visits Number of Hospit % Hospit/ER visits due to any cause % Hospit/Hospit due to any cause Number of Hospit % Hospit/ER visits due to any cause % Hospit/Hospit due to any cause
≤ 30% 507,750 19,401 3.82 1754 0.35 9.04 773 0.15 3.98
31–59% 395,394 17,856 4.52 1129 0.29 6.32 528 0.13 2.96
≥ 60% 444,626 24,191 5.44 1089 0.24 4.50 430 0.10 1.78
Total 1,347,770 61,448 4.56 3972 0.29 6.46 1731 0.13 2.82
  1. VCR vaccination coverage rate, AGE Acute Gastroenteritis, RVGE Acute Gastroenteritis due to rotavirus, Hospit Hospitalization, ER emergency room