Trends in hospitalizations for diarrhea in United States children from 1979 through 1992: estimates of the morbidity associated with rotavirus.

@article{Jin1996TrendsIH,
  title={Trends in hospitalizations for diarrhea in United States children from 1979 through 1992: estimates of the morbidity associated with rotavirus.},
  author={Shuigao Jin and Paul E Kilgore and Robert C. Holman and Michelle J. Clarke and Eugene J. Gangarosa and Roger I. Glass},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={1996},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={397-404}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine trends in the hospitalizations of children for diarrheal disease in the U.S. and to provide estimates for the burden of disease associated with rotavirus diarrhea. METHODS Data for diarrheal hospitalizations among U.S. children ages 1 month through 4 years were compiled from the National Hospital Discharge Survey for the years 1979 through 1992. Between 1979 and 1992, 12% of all hospitalizations of U.S. children 1 month through 4 years of age had an International… CONTINUE READING

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