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Volume 13, Number 8—August 2007

Dispatch

Invasive Meningococcal Disease, Utah, 1995–2005

Rachelle B. Boulton*†Comments to Author , Stephen C. Alder*, Susan Mottice†, A. Peter Catinella*, and Carrie L. Byington†
Author affiliations: *University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; †Utah Department of Health, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA;

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Table 1

Rates of invasive meningococcal disease by age group, Utah, 1995–2005*

Age, y No. period 1 cases No. period 2 cases Period 1 rate/100,000 Period 2 rate/100,000 Rate difference
<1 17 9 7.98 3.07 −4.91
1–4 14 4 1.75 0.36 −1.39
5–14 10 4 0.53 0.17 −0.37
15–24 20 15 1.03 0.58 −0.45
25–34 4 3 0.25 0.26 0.01
35–44 6 2 0.40 0.11 −0.29
45–54 4 2 0.39 0.13 −0.26
55–64 3 2 0.48 0.20 −0.27
65–74 3 1 0.61 0.16 −0.46
75–84 2 1 0.66 0.24 −0.42
>85 1 1 1.03 0.68 −0.35
Total 84 44 0.80 0.30 −0.50

*Period 1, 1995–1999; period 2, 2000–2005.

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