Risk factors for herpes zoster in a large cohort of unvaccinated older adults: a prospective cohort study
SUMMARY We analysed data from a prospective cohort of 255024 adults aged ⩾45 years recruited from 2006-2009 to identify characteristics associated with a zoster diagnosis. Diagnoses were identified by linkage to pharmaceutical treatment and hospitalization records specific for zoster and hazard ratios were estimated. Over 940583 person-years, 7771 participants had a zoster diagnosis; 253 (3·3%) were hospitalized. After adjusting for age and other factors, characteristics associated with zoster...[Show more]
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