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Table 1 Diarrhea hospitalizations and rotavirus surveillance data of children aged 0-59 months in southern Ghana

From: Decline in severe diarrhea hospitalizations after the introduction of rotavirus vaccination in Ghana: a prevalence study

Year of study Diarrhea hospitalizations Cases stool specimen tested (% diarrhea hospitalizations) Cases with rotavirus positive stools Annual prevalence of rotavirus gastroenteritis (%)
2008 810 379 (47) 190 50
2009 1087 443 (41) 233 53
2010 1301 662 (51) 284 43
2011 1340 805 (60) 427 53
2012 649 448 (69) 169 38
2013 544 358 (66) 113 32
*2014 116 65 (56) 12 18
Total 5847 3160 (54) 1428  
  1. *Data for January and February 2014 only.