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Table 1 Invasive meningococcal disease incidence in Italy in 2004 and 2007

From: Serogroup C meningococci in Italy in the era of conjugate menC vaccination

Age (years) * Incidence * Incidence due to serogroup B * Incidence due to serogroup C
  2004 2007 2004 2007 2004 2007
0–4 4.2 2 0.9 1.1 1.7 0.5 (p < 0.05)
15–24 1 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2
25–99 0.2 0.1 0.05 0.04 0.04 0.02
All ages 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.06 (p < 0.05)
  1. * reported rates per 100,000 population