TABLE 6.

Highest incidences of candidemia in the youngest and oldest patient groups: population-based surveillance

Study locationYrIncidence (no. of cases/100,000/yr)aReference
TotalPatients <1 yr oldPatients ≥65 yr old
Finland1995-19991.99.45.2235
Norway1991-20032.410.37.0259
Iceland1995-19994.911.319.011
Spain2002-20034.938.812.05
Canada1999-20042.819.015.0125
United States1992-19938 (all)75 (all)26 (all)113
6 (W)41 (W)20 (W)113
12 (B)165 (B)40 (B)113
United States1998-200010 (all)37 (W)37 (W)92
160 (B)100 (B)92
  • a W, white patients only; B, black patients only.