TABLE 2

Incidence rate of non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease for patients included in the study

Age group yearsSexPatients nIncidence (95% CI)#
<15Female82.12 (0.92–4.18)
15–65Female392.40 (1.71–3.28)
>65Female153.31 (1.85–5.46)
TotalFemale622.53 (1.94–3.24)
<15Male133.32 (1.77–5.67)
15–65Male311.93 (1.31–2.74)
>65Male195.24 (3.16–8.18)
TotalMale632.67 (2.05–3.42)
<15Total212.73 (1.69–4.17)
15–65Total702.17 (1.69–2.74)
>65Total344.17 (2.89–5.82)
TotalTotal1252.60 (2.16–3.10)
  • #: per 100 000 persons at risk. Incidence rate refers to a population of 4 807 692 insured members who could be followed for the entire period of 39 months.