Table 2

Incidence per 10 000 population

CountryDiseaseDefinition of pneumoniaAge 0–1 year (95% CI)Age 0–2 years (95% CI)Age 0–3 years (95% CI)Age 0–5 years (95% CI)Age 0–16 years (95% CI)
Whole population data
 NorwayPneumoniaSigns and CXR42.1 (32 to 52.3)32.8 (26.8 to 38.8)14.7 (12.2 to 17.1)
 UKPneumoniaSigns and CXR33.8 (31.1 to 36.7)14.4 (13.4 to 15.4)
 Germany (PRI.DE)PneumoniaClinical including comorbidity137
 Germany (Schleswig-Holstein)PneumoniaClinical by parental interview181.1150.1
Admitted to hospital
 UKPneumoniaSigns and CXR28.7 (26.2 to 31.4)12.2 (11.3 to 13.2)
 Germany (Kiel)Pneumonia and bronchiolitisSigns and CXR including comorbidity111.365.830
 Germany (PRI.DE)PneumoniaClinical including comorbidity107
 USAAll-cause pneumoniaCoding including comorbidity129.6
  • CXR, chest x-ray.