American Indian and Alaska Native children experience high rates of RSV-related hospitalizations

Authors: Joshua Fitch, Editor

Publication Year: 2023

Last Updated: Jul 24, 2023


Keywords: Ethnicity; Health Disparities; Infant Mortality; Minority Groups; Population Information; Race; Social Determinants of Health; Vaccination/Immunization; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)-associated acute respiratory infection (ARI) hospitalizations; RSV; ARI; Hospitalizations


Short Abstract: Results from this active, facility-based surveillance study revealed hospitalization rates for children younger than 5 years were 1.7 to 7.1 times higher among American Indian and Alaska Native children compared to estimates from the methodologically similar US New Vaccine Surveillance Network (NVSN). ---- No abstract it is an article.




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