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Volume 6, Number 4—August 2000

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Primary Care Surveillance for Acute Bloody Diarrhea, Wales

Rachel M. Chalmers* and Roland L. Salmon†Comments to Author 

Author affiliations: *Public Health Laboratory Service Cryptosporidia Reference Laboratory (Wales), Swansea, United Kingdom; †Public Health Laboratory Service Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre (Wales), Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Table 1

Age and distribution of cases (and annual rates per 100,000 practice population with 95% confidence interval) of acute bloody diarrhea reported by sentinel general practitioners in Wales, 1997-98

Age Total Males Females
≤4 15(63:35-104) 6(50:18-109) 9(76:35-144)
5-14 9(16:7-30) 4(14:14-36) 5(18:6-42)
15-24 6(12:4-26) 4(15:4-38) 2( 8:1-29)
25-34 15(25:14-41) 5(16:5-37) 10(33:16-61)
35-44 14(24:13-40) 4(14:4-36) 10(34:16-63)
45-64 15(13:7-21) 6(11:4-24) 9(16:7-30)
65+
7(9:4-19)
3( 9:2-26)
4( 8:2-20)
TOTAL 81(18:14-22) 32(15:10-21) 49(22:16-29)

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