Table 1

Incidence rates of urinary tract infections in children reported in previous studies

author

country, period

setting

age group

incidence in boys per 1000

incidence in girls per 1000


Stansfield 19667

UK 1957–1964

child referred to hospital for UTI

0–14

0.17

0.4

Winberg 19748

Göteborg 1960–1966

hospital

0–11

11

30

Uhari 198810

Finland 1978–1984

hospital admission for UTI

0–14

2

7.5

Pead 199411

UK 1991–1992

culture requests positive

0–12

13.9

37

Mårild 19989

Sweden 1979–1981

UTI diagnosed in hospital

0–6

18

66

Brooks 197712

UK 1970–1974

UTI diagnosed in general practice

0–14

3.8

7.7

Dickinson 197913

UK period unknown

UTI diagnosed in general practice

0–14

1.7

3.1

Van de Lisdonk 20002

Netherlands 1971–1990

diagnosed in general practice

0–12

2.9

24.3


Kwok et al. BMC Pediatrics 2006 6:10   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-6-10

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