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Table 2 Mean number of working days lost by parents or another person due to their child's rotavirus-positive gastroenteritisa

From: Impact of community-acquired paediatric rotavirus gastroenteritis on family life: data from the REVEAL study

Study area Mean number of working days lost (standard deviation)
  Hospitalised cases Emergency cases Primary-care cases
Belgium 4.2 (2.9) 4.00 4.8 (4.9)
France 2.3 (2.7) 2.5 (1.5) 3.4 (2.1)
Germany 6.4 (2.5) ---b 5.3 (2.9)
Italy 5.4 (3.8) 3.8 (2.8) 3.7 (2.6)
Spain 4.6 (2.2) 4.4 (4.5) 4.1 (3.4)
Sweden 3.8 (2.6) 4.3 (3.0) 5.0c
United Kingdom 4.0 (2.7) 2.9 (3.0) 7.5 (6.4)
  1. aThe data given in this table are derived from the same population as in Table 1, and thus the denominators 'N' for each setting are the same as given in Table 1.
  2. bIn Germany, all eligible children who presented to the emergency department with RVGE during the study were referred to the hospital, so there were no inclusions for the emergency-department setting.
  3. c Only one child with RVGE was included from the primary-care setting in Sweden.