Volume 14, Number 10—October 2008
Pyogenic Liver Abscess as Endemic Disease, Taiwan
|Factor||Incidence with factor||Incidence without factor||Relative risk (95% CI)|
|Sex (M)||21,565||13,474||1.601 (1.501–1.707)|
|Acute viral hepatitis||50,798||17,090||2.973 (2.511–3.466)|
|Diabetes mellitus||111,998||12,322||9.098 (8.520–9.716)|
|Renal disease||62,795||16,878||3.722 (3.250–4.263)|
|Heart disease||19,494||17,468||1.116 (0.986–1.264)|
*Incidence is expressed as cases/100,000 population. CI, confidence interval; CVA, cerebrovascular accident.
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