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Volume 27, Number 8—August 2021

Estimates of Toxoplasmosis Incidence Based on Healthcare Claims Data, Germany, 2011–2016

Amrei KringsComments to Author , Josephine Jacob, Frank Seeber, Uwe Pleyer, Jochen Walker, Klaus Stark, and Hendrik Wilking
Author affiliations: Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany (A. Krings, F. Seeber, K. Stark, H. Wilking); European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden (A. Krings); InGef–Institute for Applied Health Research Berlin GmbH, Berlin (J. Jacob, J. Walker); Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin (U. Pleyer)

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Table 6

Estimated incidence of pregnancy-associated toxoplasmosis by age group and region for 2016, Germany

Characteristic No. patients identified in database No. patients in country (95% CI) No. cases/100,000 pregnancies (95% CI)
Age group, y
15–20 y <5 NA NA
21–30 y <5 NA NA
31–40 y 10 134 (61–351) 52.7 (24.1–138.1)
41–50 y
East <5 NA NA
West 12 145 (75–303) 34.4 (17.7–71.9)
North 5 78 (23–238) 58.2 (17.2–177.9)
Middle <5 NA NA
73 (27–176)
37.3 (13.7–89.8)
Total 14 186 (99–431) 35.3 (18.7–81.7)

*Reference population N = 37,302 women 15–50 years of age. NA, not available.

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