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Table 2 Incidence rate of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) by initial location of treatment and age group from 2005 through 2010

From: Incidence of skin and soft tissue infections in ambulatory and inpatient settings, 2005–2010

Initial location of treatment SSTI cases Person- years (PY)a SSTI cases / 1,000 PY 95 % Confidence interval
     Lower Upper
Ambulatory setting
0–17 years 500,434 11,500,647 43.51 43.40 43.63
18–44 years 898,215 20,960,045 42.85 42.77 42.94
45–64 years 798,182 15,579,211 51.23 51.12 51.34
0–64 years 2,196,831 48,039,902 45.73 45.67 45.79
Inpatient setting
0–17 years 10,444 11,500,647 0.91 0.89 0.93
18–44 years 34,299 20,960,045 1.64 1.62 1.65
45–64 years 60,229 15,579,211 3.87 3.84 3.90
0–64 years 104,972 48,039,902 2.19 2.17 2.20
  1. aAfter discounting episode duration