Table 3

Case fatality rate and duration of hospitalization

Case fatalities

Days of hospitalization


Organism

N

CFR% (95% CI)

Relative Risk (95% CI)

Mean (SD)

Range

N


N. meningitidis – probable

46

11.1 (8.3–14.6)

4.7 (3.2–6.9)

N. meningitidis- confirmed

14

1.7 (1.0–2.9)

0.3 (0.2–0.6)

N. meningitidis- total

60

4.8 (3.7–6.2)

1.7 (1.1–2.5)

10.5 (5.1)

0 – 65

1242

S. pneumoniae

14

7.5 (4.2–12.3)

2.1 (1.2–3.7)

15.8 (9.4)

0 – 95

184

H. influenzae type b

2

0.8 (0.1–2.8)

0.2 (0.0–0.8)

14.5 (5.1)

1 – 47

252

Other bacteria

4

7.3 (2.0–17.6)

1.9 (0.7–5.1)

20.3 (12.4)

0 – 68

53

Unspecified

15

2.0 (1.2–3.4)

0.4 (0.3–0.8)

11.2 (5.1)

0 – 48

725

Total

95

3.8 (3.1–4.7)

11.7 (6.1)

0 – 95

2456


Theodoridou et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2007 7:101   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-7-101

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