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Table 2 total incidence rates of all acute infections and serious infections per 1000 patients per year for each age category, between 1998–2002.

From: Serious infections in children: an incidence study in family practice

  Denominator 0–4 (95% CI) 5–9 (95% CI) 10–14 (95% CI) Total incidence (95% CI)
Acute infections Yearly contact group 1731.7 (1708 – 1754) 972.5 (970 – 975) 732.5 (725 – 738) 1106.6 (1097 – 1116)
  Practice population 1383.0 (1365 – 1401) 732.7 (727 – 739) 527.8 (521 – 533) 833.8 (830 – 836)
Serious infections Yearly contact group 21.1 (17.9 – 22.9) 11.7 (9.8 – 13.2) 5.1 (4.0 – 6.3) 12.0 (10.9 – 12.9)
  Practice population 16.8 (14.3 – 18.3) 8.8 (7.4 – 10.0) 3.6 (2.9 – 4.5) 9.3 (8.2 – 9.7)