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Table 3 annual incidence rates of acute infections, in the Yearly Contact Group, per 1000 children, from 1998–2002. (* serious infections)

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

  0 – 4 years 5 – 9 year 10 – 14 years Total
A03 fever 34.9 8.2 2.8 14.0
A71 measles 0.68 0.19 0.13 0.28
A72 chicken pocks 59.7 13.1 1.3 22.4
A74 rubella 0.30 0.63 0.11 0.33
A75 mononucleosis infectiosa 0.68 1.65 2.29 1.60
A76 other viral infection with exanthema 4.5 1.3 0.4 1.9
A77 other viral infection 21.2 11.6 9.7 13.7
A78 other infection nos 8.6 5.1 1.9 4.9
D70 gastro-intestinal infection 10.6 3.1 2.6 5.1
D71 mumps 0.6 0.3 0.5 0.5
D73 supposed infectious gastro-enteritis 130.9 92.1 84.2 100.5
H71 otitis media acuta 226.4 108.8 39.0 117.7
L70 infection of the limbs* 0.45 0.38 0.42 0.42
N71 meningitis/encephalitis + sepsis* 1.4 1.1 0.06 0.7
R71 whooping-cough 0.23 0.00 0.00 0.07
R72 streptococcal angina 0.38 0.44 0.36 0.39
R74 acute infection of the upper respiratory tract 666.5 339.4 292.9 417.8
R75 acute/chronic sinusitis 8.3 18.3 23.1 17.2
R76 acute tonsillitis 87.4 81.7 47.0 70.7
R77 acute laryngitis/tracheitis 84.5 49.7 35.3 54.6
R78 acute bronchitis///bronchiolitis 201.0 89.0 48.5 106.9
R80 influenza (ex pneumonia) 123.7 113.1 118.5 118.1
R81 pneumonia * 18.1 9.9 4.3 10.2
R83 other infection of the respiratory tract 26.7 13.1 10.2 16.0
U70 pyelonephritis/pyelitis * 1.3 0.6 0.4 0.7
U71 acute cystitis 12.8 10.3 6.7 9.7