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Table 2 Characteristics of 55,492 patients with 17 underlying diseases at Kitano Hospital

From: Risk of Herpes zoster in patients with underlying diseases: a retrospective hospital-based cohort study

Disease Total HZ (−) HZ (+) Age of total subjects Age of HZ patients Gender (number of subjects) Gender (number of HZ patients) Duration to HZ*
Mean SD Mean SD Male Female Male Female Mean SD
Brain tumor 1,393 1,371 22 54.15 18.21 65.85 9.87 624 769 7 15 2.09 2.01
Lung cancer 1,410 1,375 35 67.71 11.95 68.00 10.08 906 504 26 9 1.08 1.15
Breast cancer 1,469 1,450 19 57.90 13.26 61.12 13.45 8 1,461 0 19 1.40 1.23
Esophageal cancer 307 298 9 65.85 9.37 64.93 8.80 240 67 7 2 1.29 1.51
Gastric cancer 1,777 1,740 37 66.35 11.70 66.32 9.56 1,186 591 24 13 1.90 1.66
Colorectal cancer 1,924 1,885 39 66.14 12.22 71.02 10.12 1,110 814 24 15 1.78 1.73
Gynecologic cancer 1,124 1,108 16 52.76 15.33 55.29 10.13 1 1,123 0 16 1.28 1.37
Malignant lymphoma 1,917 1,824 93 48.31 23.26 56.88 16.10 912 1,005 44 49 1.09 1.14
Systemic lupus erythematosus 1,077 1,039 38 48.23 19.29 51.18 20.88 252 825 10 28 1.82 1.76
Rheumatoid arthritis 6,714 6,604 110 55.60 17.36 62.90 14.49 2,825 3,889 36 74 1.71 1.57
Sjögren’s syndrome 1,147 1,131 16 55.83 16.06 57.35 18.52 176 971 3 13 1.44 1.68
Diabetes mellitus 15,790 15,517 273 63.06 13.23 64.79 12.53 9,248 6,542 152 121 1.69 1.57
Hypertension 15,975 15,693 282 64.88 13.59 67.04 12.03 8,546 7,429 147 135 1.70 1.60
Renal failure 2,577 2,504 73 65.98 14.94 66.88 12.10 1,543 1,034 43 30 1.52 1.57
Disc hernia 2,804 2,773 31 50.36 17.13 63.81 13.57 1,591 1,213 14 17 2.09 1.72
Cataract 18,247 18,049 198 68.45 10.84 69.03 8.48 7,908 10,339 94 104 1.65 1.58
Depression 6,803 6,761 42 52.00 18.86 64.91 12.89 2,666 4,137 15 27 1.34 1.44
  1. * Time in years from underlying disease to HZ: period from the onset of the underlying disease to the time of the first development of HZ