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Table 1 Incidence rates of urinary tract infections in children reported in previous studies

From: Incidence rates and management of urinary tract infections among children in Dutch general practice: results from a nation-wide registration study

author country, period setting age group incidence in boys per 1000 incidence in girls per 1000
Stansfield 19667 UK 1957–1964 child referred to hospital for UTI 0–14 0.17 0.4
Winberg 19748 Göteborg 1960–1966 hospital 0–11 11 30
Uhari 198810 Finland 1978–1984 hospital admission for UTI 0–14 2 7.5
Pead 199411 UK 1991–1992 culture requests positive 0–12 13.9 37
Mårild 19989 Sweden 1979–1981 UTI diagnosed in hospital 0–6 18 66
Brooks 197712 UK 1970–1974 UTI diagnosed in general practice 0–14 3.8 7.7
Dickinson 197913 UK period unknown UTI diagnosed in general practice 0–14 1.7 3.1
Van de Lisdonk 20002 Netherlands 1971–1990 diagnosed in general practice 0–12 2.9 24.3