TABLE 3

Characteristics of adults identified with incident sarcoidosis in Sweden during 2003–2012 using different register-based definitions

One or more visitTwo or more visitsTwo or more visits, one or more with specialist#Two or more visits, within 1 year
Subjects10 787839580067627
Male53.455.055.355.4
Age at diagnosis years51.2±16.050.2±15.349.8±15.149.7±15.2
Incidence per 100 000 per year14.811.511.010.4
 Males16.012.812.311.7
 Females13.510.29.79.2
  • Data are presented as n, % or mean±sd. Visits defined as having an International Classification of Disease code listing sarcoidosis in inpatient or outpatient care. #: department of internal medicine, dermatology, respiratory medicine, rheumatology or neurology.