Staphylococcal Infections in Children, California, USA, 1985–2009
Figure 3. Hospitalization trends for children <17 years of age with staphylococcal infection (SI), California, USA, 1985–2009. A) Population incidence of particular SI-associated diagnoses relative to the incidence of the same diagnoses in 2000. B) Percentage of all SI-coded hospitalization records that were further classified by various types of SI; the classification code has been available only since 1994. C) Trends for types of SI with cellulitis; available only since 1994. Data are no. of patients/100,000 population. D) Trends for types of SI with pneumonia; available only since 1999. Data are no. of patients/1,000,000 population. E) Trends for types of SI with septicemia; available only since 1998. Data are no. of patients/1,000,000 population. MSSA, methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus; MRSA, methicillin-resistant S. aureus.