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Table 4 Secondary case rate by continent

From: Child transmission of SARS-CoV-2: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Country Number of Studies Total Index Patients Number of pediatric cases Number of adult cases Number of total cases Case Rate
All 39a 457 149 206 355 0.78
North America 13 73 31 30 61 0.84
Asia 12 105 9 22 31 0.30
Europe 13 267 107 155 262 0.98
Australia 1 12 2 1 3 0.25
  1. aOne study (Danis) was excluded because it did not differentiate between pediatric vs. adult cases