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Table 2 Characteristics of included surveillance systems/databases

From: Herpes zoster-associated mortality in Europe: a systematic review

Database name [Ref] Region/dates covered HZ diagnosis HZ-associated mortality data available
WHO-DMDB [15] Europe/2010, except Belgium and France: 2009 ICD-10 code: B02 for primary cause of death Age-specific and overall incidence by country
CépiDc [16] France/2010 ICD-10 code: B02 for primary cause of death Age-specific incidence
Federal Health Monitoring System [18] Germany/2011 and previous years ICD-10 code: B02 and sub-codes Number and incidence for overall and sex by year
Office for National Statistics [17] England and Wales/2012 ICD-10 code: B02 and sub-codes for underlying cause of death Age-specific incidence