Table 2

Numbers of reports of bacteraemia and report rate per 100000 by age group in England and Wales, 1998. Denominators for rates were mid-year population estimates for England and Wales (Office for National Statistics, London)

Age group (years)No of reports (thousands)No of reports per 100000
<12.318366.19
1-41.25648.03
5-90.61817.88
10-140.48414.51
15-446.98531.76
45-6410.85389.67
65-7410.466237.84
≥7517.000437.30