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Table 2 Age groups of patients who received care in Regional Health Care Network 13, according to main IPDs, from 1998 to 2013

From: Distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes in the northeast macro-region of São Paulo state/Brazil after the introduction of conjugate vaccine

Age group
(years)
Diagnosis Total
Meningitis Pneumonia Bact/sepsis Otherb
no %* no %* no %* no %* no %
<1 65 8.2 42 5.3 5 0.6 0 0.0 112 14.1
1 ˫ 2 29 3.6 54 6.8 4 0.5 1 0.1 88 11.0
2 ˫ 5 33 4.1 59 7.4 4 0.5 2 0.3 98 12.3
Subtotal < 5 127 16.0 155 19.5 13 1.6 3 0.4 298 37.4
5 ˫ 20 57 7.2 44 5.5 4 0.5 5 0.6 110 13.8
20 ˫ 60 127 16.0 101 12.7 19 2.4 9 1.1 256 32.2
≥60 42 5.3 50 6.3 9 1.1 6 0.8 107 2.1
Subtotal ≥ 5 226 28.4 195 24.5 32 4.0 20 2.5 473 59.4
Ignoreda 11 1.4 8 1.0 4 0.5 2 0.3 25 3.1
Total 364 45.7 358 45.0 49 6.2 25 3.1 796 100.0
  1. %* refers to the total cases
  2. aPatients without information on their age
  3. bAbscess, arthritis, peritonitis, pancreatitis, cirrhosis, surgical site infection and appendicitis