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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with varicella at the index-visit

From: Assessing the use of antibiotics and the burden of varicella in Belgium using a retrospective GP database analysis

  N (%) Male (%)
Total 3235 (100) 50.2
Presence of complicationsa   
 Varicella with complications 406 (12.6) 51.0
 Varicella without complications 2829 (87.5) 50.1
Age group   
 0– year 452 (14) 49.6
 2–3 years 1028 (31.8) 55.9
 4–6 years 991 (30.6) 50.8
 7–12 years 325 (10) 46.8
 13–15 years 53 (1.6) 52.8
 ≥ 16 years 386 (11.9) 37.0
  1. aComplications reported with/without hard-code link with varicella over the 1-month before and 3-month period after the index-visit. The list of complications was derived from Blumental et al. [12] and Wolfson et al. [20]