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Table 4 Number of avoided outcomes and associated cost offsets (in A$) over 2002–2012 (2009 excluded) by population subgroup

From: Impact of quadrivalent influenza vaccine on public health and influenza-related costs in Australia

  Children with RF 6–59 months (n = 173,778) Children with RF 5–17 years (n = 509,239) Adults with RF 18–49 years (n = 2,223,249) Adults with RF 50–64 years (n = 1,296,098) Elderly 65 years and older (n = 3,221,312) Total population (n = 7,423,675)
Total over the period Annual averagea Total over the period Annual averagea Total over the period Annual averagea Total over the period Annual averagea Total over the period Annual averagea Total over the period Annual averagea
Outcomes avoided
 Influenza cases 4,153 239 11,824 232 10,240 46 5,731 44 36,322 113 68,271 92
 GP consultations 3,780 217 7,520 148 6,410 29 3,588 28 26,239 81 47,537 64
 Working days lost 2,400 138 4,776 94 16,616 75 9,299 72 0b 0b 33,091 45
 Hospitalisations 23 1.3 11 0.2 86 0.4 143 1.1 3,257 10.1 3,522 4.7
 Deaths 0 0.01 0 0.00 1 0.00 6 0.05 675 2.10 683 0.92
Influenza-related cost offsets
 GP consultations $140,034 $8,058 $278,618 $5,471 $237,508 $1,068 $132,923 $1,026 $972,167 $3,018 $1,761,250 $2,372
 Hospitalisations $92,186 $5,305 $54,790 $1,076 $487,832 $2,194 $1,075,050 $8,295 $33,032,031 $102,542 $34,741,889 $46,799
 Income loss $726,069 $41,781 $1,444,619 $28,368 $5,026,395 $22,608 $2,813,051 $21,704 $0b $0b $10,010,133 $13,484
 Total TPP $232,220 $13,363 $333,408 $6,547 $725,340 $3,263 $1,207,973 $9,320 $34,004,198 $105,560 $36,503,138 $49,171
 Total Societal $958,288 $55,145 $1,778,027 $34,915 $5,751,735 $25,871 $4,021,024 $31,024 $34,004,198 $105,560 $46,513,271 $62,655
  1. RF risk factor, GP General Practitioner, TPP Third-Party Payera Per 100,000 person-years; bElderly were assumed to be economically inactive