TABLE 2

Probabilities and Costs of Hospitalizations and Outpatient Visits for Selected Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (All Costs Are in 2009 USD)1821,3436,45,46,48,5965,a

DiseaseProbability of Hospitalization, %No. of Hospitalization DaysCost per Hospitalization, $Cost per Outpatient Visit, $
Diphtheria1006.115 00488
Tetanus10016.790 63588
Pertussis0.65–305.5–159511–19 80088–153
Hib
 Acute cases50–1002–7.293632–33 81288–312
 Sequelae among meningitis cases5–302.84–26.7516  076–43 501274–504
Poliomyelitis5–1004–176875–44 66588
Measles11–1001.3–10.93562–40 69578–465
Mumps1–1002.8–8.79892–40 69597–491
Rubella0.1–1002.6–8.74317–40 69579–575
Congenital rubella syndrome
 Hospitalization for investigation10013.654 98497
 Heart surgery1008.932 763
 Cataract surgery1002.27763
HepB0.001–1003.9–1113 838–23 900189–529
Varicella0.1–2.13.1–9.33654–19 53773–224
Pneumococcal diseases0–1006.4–16.83356–22 83776–240
HepA0–1002–1111 070–33 06498–1185
Rota0.5–3.82–3.42823–4235119–402
  • a Some estimates used in the analysis varied by age, outcome of diseases, and with or without vaccination program.