TABLE 1.

Hospitalizations Associated With RSV Among AI/AN Infants, 2000–2001

CharacteristicRSVAcute Bronchiolitis Attributable to RSV Infection
No. of Hospitalizations*No. of Hospitalizations per 1000 Infants (95% CI)No. of Hospitalizations*No. of Hospitalizations per 1000 Infants (95% CI)
Gender
    Male69236.9 (34.3–39.7)58631.2 (28.8–33.9)
    Female56631.7 (29.2–34.4)47726.7 (24.4–29.2)
Age group
    <6 mo81544.5 (41.6–47.6)68537.4 (34.7–40.3)
    6–11 mo44324.2 (22.1–26.6)37820.7 (18.7–22.8)
Region
    Alaska32270.9 (63.7–78.9)24754.4 (48.1–61.5)
    East3738.3 (27.5–53.0)3738.3 (27.5–53.0)
    Northern Plains8710.6 (8.5–13.1)496.0 (4.5–7.9)
    Oklahoma719.4 (7.4–11.9)648.5 (6.6–10.9)
    Southwest74148.2 (44.9–51.8)66643.4 (40.2–46.7)
Total125834.4 (32.5–36.3)106329.0 (27.3–30.8)
  • * Number of any-listed RSV-associated hospitalizations for AI/AN infants who received IHS-funded health care (including health care from tribal facilities).