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Volume 12, Number 2—February 2006

Dispatch

Salmonella-associated Deaths, Sweden, 1997–2003

Anders Ternhag*†Comments to Author , Anna Törner*, Karl Ekdahl*†, and Johan Giesecke*†
Author affiliations: *Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Solna, Sweden; †Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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Table 2

Standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) by age group among 5,139 domestically infected Salmonella patients, Sweden, 1997–2003*

Time after infection (mo) Age group (y) Obs Exp SMR (95% CI)
<1 <14 0 0.1 0 (0–59.6)
15–64 6 0.5 11.2 (4.1–21.8)
>65 15 3.2 4.7 (2.6–7.4)
1–3 <14 0 0.1 0 (0–30.3)
15–64 6 1.1 5.6 (2.1–10.9)
>65 28 6.0 4.7 (3.1–6.5)
4–12 <14 0 0.4 0 (0–7.3)
15–64 11 4.7 2.4 (1.2–3.9)
>65 44 25.3 1.7 (1.3–2.3)
>12 <14 1 1.0 1.0 (0.03–3.8)
15–64 27 16.9 1.6 (1.1–2.2)
>65 118 89.4 1.3 (1.1–1.6)

*Obs, observed number of deaths; Exp, expected number of deaths; CI, confidence interval.

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