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Table 2 Age distribution of measles hospitalizations. Italy, 2002–2003.

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

Age group (years) 2002 2003
  N. hospitalizations (%) N. hospitalizations/100,000 population N. hospitalizations (%) N. hospitalizations/100,000 population
<1 241 (7.8) 46.2 102 (4.9) 19.0
1 – 4 834 (27.1) 39.8 382 (18.3) 17.9
5 – 9 781 (25.4) 29.2 379 (18.2) 14.3
10 – 14 430 (14.0) 15.3 329 (15.8) 11.6
15 – 19 258 (8.4) 8.8 313 (15.0) 10.8
≥ 20 528 (17.2) 1.1 577 (27.7) 1.2
Total 3072 (100.0) 5.4 2082 (100.0) 3.6
  1. Note: All differences observed among age-groups were statistically significant (p < 0.05), with the exception of: 2003, age groups < 1 vs. 1–4 years and age groups 10–14 vs. 15–19 years.