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Table 2 Changes in diarrhea-related hospitalizations: comparing baseline and first year of rotavirus immunization in Ghana

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

Age group (months) Number of diarrhea hospitalizations Proportion of diarrhea hospitalizations (%) Relative change in hospitalization (95% CI) pvalue
Baseline (2008 - April 2012) Transition year (May 2012 - April 2013) Baseline (n = 4817) Transition year (n = 575) %
0 - 5 1000 98 20.8 17.0 3.8 (1.01 - 1.47) 0.036
6 - 11 1711 174 35.5 30.3 5.2 (1.03 - 1.34) 0.012
12 - 18 1212 174 25.2 30.3 5.1 (0.73 - 0.95) 0.008
19 - 35 632 100 13.1 17.4 4.3 (0.62 - 0.75) 0.004
36 - 59 262 29 5.4 5.0 0.4 (0.74 - 1.57) 0.69