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Table 4 Frequency and proportion of herpes zoster cases with a related complication

From: Incidence of herpes zoster and associated events including stroke—a population-based cohort study

  Men Women Both sexes
  N (%) N (%) N (%)
Herpes zoster (HZ) 5,328 (100) 7,968 (100) 13,296 (100)
HZ + PHN 121 (2.27) 157 (1.97) 278 (2.09)
HZ + ocular 218 (4.09) 325 (4.08) 543 (4.08)
HZ + encephalitis 13 (0.24) 26 (0.33) 39 (0.29)
HZ + meningitis 11 (0.21) 8 (0.10) 19 (0.14)
Disseminated HZ 19 (0.36) 24 (0.30) 43 (0.32)
Other HZ complications 69 (1.30) 89 (1.12) 158 (1.19)
HZ without complications 1,127 (21.2) 1,613 (20.2) 2,740 (20.6)