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Table 1 Main discharge diagnoses in measles hospitalizations. Italy, 2002–2003

From: Health burden and economic impact of measles-related hospitalizations in Italy in 2002–2003

Main Diagnosis N. hospitalizations (%)
Measles (ICD9-CM codes 055.0–055.9) 4496 (87.2)
Respiratory infections or insufficiency 211 (4.1)
Other symptoms/conditions compatible with measles complications 246 (4.8)
Other medical conditions* 201 (3.9)
Total 5154 (100.0)
  1. * including tumours, immune deficiency disorders, diabetes, other acute/chronic disorders