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Table 4 Burden of respiratory infections among under-ten children by age and sex, 2012–13 (n = 3174 children)

From: Epidemiology of acute respiratory infections in children - preliminary results of a cohort in a rural north Indian community

Age Group Weeks of surveillance Acute Respiratory Infections Acute Lower Respiratory Infections ARI related Hospital Admissions
   ARI ALRI
   Episodes Incidence* Episodes Incidence* Episodes Incidence*
  Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls
0 to 28 days 107 103 9 13 4.37 6.56 1 0 0.49 0 0 0 0 0
29 days to 11 months 5 690 5 412 1 159 1 042 10.59 10.01 125 86 1.14 0.83 9 2 0.0822 0.0192
12 to 35 months 15 300 14 319 2 517 2 349 8.55 8.53 138 75 0.47 0.27 5 2 0.0169 0.0072
36 to 59 months 15 288 13 255 1 934 1 566 6.58 6.14 40 34 0.14 0.13 2 0 0.0068 0
5 to 10 years 36 546 31 816 2 659 2 359 3.78 3.86 31 18 0.04 0.03 0 2 0 0 .0032
Under - 5 years 36 385 33 089 5 619 4 970 8.03 (7.80 –8.20) 7.81 (7.60–8.00) 304 195 0.43 (0.39–0.49) 0.31 (0.26–0.35) 16 4 0.0228 (0.0139–0.0371) 0.0062 (0.0017–0.0161)
Under −10 years 72 931 64905 8278 7 329 5.90 (5.80–6.00) 5.87 (5.70–6.00) 335 213 0.24 (0.21–0.27) 0.17 (0.15–0.20) 16 6 0.0114 (0.0065–0.0185) 0.0048 (0.0018–0.0105)
  1. *Incidence expressed as episodes per child year; Figures in parentheses are 95 % confidence intervals