TABLE G-5 Among All Service Members, Rates of Hospitalization for Specific Diagnoses and Adjusted Rate Ratios Comparing Hospitalization Rates Following at Least One Dose of AVA (“Post”) with Hospitalization Rates Before First AVA Dose (“Pre”), by Sex, U.S. Armed Forces, Active Duty, 1998 to 2000

 

ICD-9-CM Code(s)

Description

Anthrax Immunization Status

Adjusted Rate Ratio

95% Confidence Intervals

Post

Pre

Number

Rate per 100,000

Number

Rate per 100,000

Both Sexes

710-719

Arthropathies and related disorders

1,543

209.0

7,674

227.8

0.88

0.83

0.93

493

Asthma

94

12.7

629

18.7

0.63

0.51

0.79

710

Diffuse diseases of connective tissue

9

1.2

61

1.8

0.86

0.42

1.78

250

Diabetes mellitus

67

9.1

445

13.2

0.65

0.50

0.84

380-389

Diseases of the ear and mastoid process

67

9.1

368

10.9

0.87

0.67

1.14

357

Inflammatory and toxic neuropathy

13

1.8

89

2.6

0.75

0.41

1.35

427

Cardiac dysrhythmias

170

23.0

998

29.6

0.77

0.65

0.91

200-208

Lymphosarcoma and reticulosarcoma

43

5.8

311

9.2

0.70

0.51

0.97

340

Multiple sclerosis

32

4.3

103

3.1

1.31

0.87

1.98

410

Acute myocardial infarction

68

9.2

384

11.4

0.97

0.74

1.27

240-246

Disorders of thyroid gland

48

6.5

334

9.9

0.76

0.56

1.04

530-537

Diseases of esophagus, stomach, and duodenum

475

64.3

2,135

63.4

1.02

0.92

1.13



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