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TABLE J.15 Disease Burden: Varicella and Herpes Zoster Infections in High-Risk Individuals

 

 

 

Under 1 Year

1–4 Years

5–14 Years

15–24 Years

25–59 Years

60 Years and Over

Morbidity Category

Description

Condition

Number of Cases

Duration

Number of cases

Duration

Number of Cases

Duration

Number of Cases

Duration

Number of Cases

Duration

Number of cases

Duration

A

Moderate localized pain, mild systemic reaction, or impairment requiring minor change in normal activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B

Moderate pain or moderate impairment requiring moderate change in normal activities, e.g., housebound or in bed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

Requiring hospitalization

Lymphomas leukamias; recipients of organ and bone marrow transplants

113

17

441

17

958

17

1,057

17

2,361

16

92

16

D

Mild chronic disability (not requiring hospitalization, institutionalization, or other major limitation of normal activity)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E

Moderate to severe chronic disability (requiring hospitalization, special care, or other major limitation of normal activity)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F

Total impairment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G

Reproductive impairment resulting in infertility

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

H

Death

 

9

n.a.

31

n.a.

70

n.a.

78

n.a.

169

n.a.

7

n.a.

Note: Duration are weighted averages



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