Skip to main content

Table 1 General characteristics of 66,304 patients aged 1 to 24 months hospitalized for viral respiratory infections from 2013 to 2017 in the IMSS

From: Hospitalizations for viral respiratory infections in children under 2 years of age: epidemiology and in-hospital complications

   Frequency (%)
Age (weeks)a 14.7 ± 15.3 (5–102)
Sex Male 40,450 (61.01)
Hospitalization according to the season of the year Spring 14,561 (21.96)
Summer 7737 (11.67)
Fall 18,093 (27.29)
Winter 25,913 (39.08)
Hospitalization year 2013 17,378 (26.21)
2014 13,185 (19.89)
2015 13,773 (20.77)
2016 10,810 (16.30)
2017 11,158 (16.83)
Days of hospital stay a 4.1 ± 4.4 (1–205)
Presence of pathological history 7068 (10.66)
  1. aMean ± standard deviation (minimum-maximum)