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Volume 23, Number 10—October 2017

Research

Disease Burden of Clostridium difficile Infections in Adults, Hong Kong, China, 2006–2014

Jeffery Ho1, Rudin Z.W. Dai1, Thomas N.Y. Kwong, Xiansong Wang, Lin Zhang, Margaret Ip, Raphael Chan, Peter M.K. Hawkey, Kelvin L.Y. Lam, Martin C.S. Wong, Gary Tse, Matthew T.V. Chan, Francis K.L. Chan, Jun Yu, Siew C. Ng, Nelson Lee, Justin C.Y. Wu, Joseph J.Y. Sung, William K.K. WuComments to Author , and Sunny H. WongComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (J. Ho, R.Z.W. Dai, T.N.Y. Kwong, X. Wang, L. Zhang, M. Ip, R. Chan, K.L.Y. Lam, M.C.S. Wong, G. Tse, M.T.V. Chan, F.K.L. Chan, J. Yu, S.C. Ng, N. Lee, J.C.Y. Wu, J.J.Y. Sung, W.K.K. Wu, S.H. Wong); Health Protection Agency, Birmingham, UK (P.M.K. Hawkey); University of Birmingham, Birmingham (P.M.K. Hawkey)

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Figure 1

Clostridium difficile infections in adults, Hong Kong, China, 2006–2014. A) Crude incidence of healthcare-associated and community-associated C. difficile infections increased significantly (p<0.001 by χ2 test for trend). B) Incidence of infections, by age group.

Figure 1. Clostridium difficile infections in adults, Hong Kong, China, 2006–2014. A) Crude incidence of healthcare-associated and community-associated C. difficile infections increased significantly (p<0.001 by χ2 test for trend). B) Incidence of infections, by age group.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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