Table 2

Incidence

Country

Years

Cases

AFE rate

95% CI


Validated case identification

UK

2005-2010

72

1.9/100 000 maternities (deliveries ≥ 24 wks)

1.5-2.4

Netherlands

2004-2006

9

2.5/100 000 maternities

(deliveries ≥ 24 wks)

1.3-4.8

Victoria

2000-2008

14

2.4/100 000 maternities (deliveries > 20 wks,400 g)

1.3-4.0

Population Database with additional criteria to exclude false positive cases

Australia (NSW)

2001-2007

20

3.3/100 000 maternities (deliveries > 20 wks, 400 g)

1.9-4.7

Population Database without additional criteria

US [NIS]

1999-2008

2226

5.5/100 000 admissions with delivery diagnosis

5.5-5.5

Canada

1991-2002

180

6.0/100 000 deliveries (> 20 wks 400 g)

5.3-7.1

Australia

1994-2005

185

6.1/100 000 admission a with a delivery diagnosis (deliveries > 20 wks, 400 g)

5.2-6.9


Knight et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-7

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