Table 4

Crude incidence rates (per 10 000 person-years) and age standardised incidence ratios (SIR) for the period 1988 to 2001 by geographical area of the United Kingdom (listed in order of SIR)

Autism

Other PDDs

ALL


Region

Number of cases

Incidence rate

SIR

Number of cases

Incidence rate

SIR

Number of cases

Incidence rate

SIR (95%CI)


WALES

40

0.64

83

1

0.02

7

41

0.65

66 (49,90)

NORTH WEST

121

0.60

78

32

0.16

72

153

0.76

77 (66,90)

NORTHERN & YORKSHIRE

86

0.74

98

11

0.10

43

97

0.84

85 (70,104)

N. IRELAND

29

0.71

97

7

0.17

79

36

0.88

93 (67,129)

EASTERN

132

0.76

97

35

0.20

90

167

0.96

95 (82,111)

SCOTLAND

32

0.62

84

15

0.29

135

47

0.91

96 (72,128)

LONDON

112

0.79

103

24

0.17

78

136

0.96

97 (82,115)

TRENT

94

0.79

100

24

0.20

90

118

0.99

98 (82,117)

SOUTH WEST

99

0.72

92

44

0.32

144

143

1.03

103 (87,121)

WEST MIDLANDS

146

0.85

113

36

0.21

97

182

1.06

109 (94,126)

SOUTH EAST

206

1.00

128

84

0.41

184

290

1.40

141 (126,158)


Smeeth et al. BMC Medicine 2004 2:39   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-2-39

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