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Table 3 Outcome of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteraemia and meningitis by age and sex, Finland, 1995–2002.

From: Invasive pneumococcal infections among persons with and without underlying medical conditions: Implications for prevention strategies

  Number of deaths (case fatality proportion, %)
  Bacteremia Meningitis
  7 days 28 days 90 days 7 days 28 days 90 days
Age group (years) Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
0–17 2 (0.6) 4 (1.3) 2 (0.6) 4 (1.3) 2 (0.6) 4 (1.3) 1 (4.5) 2 (7.7) 1 (4.5) 2 (7.7) 1 (4.5) 2 (7.7)
18–34 9 (3.4) 6 (4.2) 15 (5.7) 7 (4.9) 15 (5.7) 8 (5.6) 0 (0.0) 1 (16.7) 2 (11.8) 2 (33.3) 2 (11.8) 2 (33.3)
35–49 43 (7.9) 22 (8.9) 59 (10.9) 27 (11.0) 67 (12.3) 33 (13.5) 4 (9.3) 3 (15.0) 8 (18.6) 4 (20.0) 9 20.9) 5 (25.0)
50–64 53 (9.7) 21 (6.7) 92 (16.7) 28 (8.9) 114 (20.9) 39 (12.4) 4 (9.5) 0 (0.0) 7 (16.7) 3 (9.4) 12 (28.6) 4 (12.5)
65–74 39 (11.2) 26 (9.4) 55 (15.8) 37 (13.4) 76 (21.8) 47 (17.1) 2 (20.0) 4 (23.5) 3 (30.0) 5 (29.4) 3 (30.0) 5 (29.4)
≥ 75 65 (21.4) 58 (13.3) 84 (27.6) 83 (19.0) 100 (32.9) 109 (24.9) 2 (25.0) 2 (25.0) 3 (37.5) 3 (37.5) 3 (37.5) 4 (50.0)
All 211 (8.8) 137 (8.0) 307 (12.8) 186 (10.9) 374 (15.6) 240 (14.0) 13 (9.1) 12 (11.0) 24 (16.9) 19 (17.4) 30 (21.1) 22 (20.2)