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Table 2 Cases of bacterial meningitis, distribution by age and aetiology, 2001–2005, Lazio, Italy.

From: Incidence of bacterial meningitis (2001–2005) in Lazio, Italy: the results of a integrated surveillance system

  0–4 5–9 10–14 15–24 25–64 >64 m.i. Total
Population on 1/1/2003 230140 233211 250767 540633 2942446 948608   5145805
Pneumococcus 42 3 3 4 99 70   221
Meningococcus 55 12 11 21 56 5 1 161
Tuberculosis 6   1 4 53 18   82
Streptococcus spp.* 29 1 1 2 17 12   62
Stafilococcus spp. 11 4 4 2 26 11 1 59
Haemophilus 25 1   4 6 10   46
Listeria 1    3 14 10   28
Salmonella 1      1   2
Other bacteria specified 11    3 12 13   39
Other bacteria NOS 13 5 5 10 32 18   83
Unknown 25 18 8 16 60 34   161
Total 219 44 33 69 375 202 2 944
  1. * except Streptococcus pneumoniae