TABLE 1

Incidence Rate of Kawasaki Disease in WA Children Aged <10 Years

Decade<5 years5 to 10 Years
Incidence (95% CI) per 100 000 ChildrenCasesPerson-YearsIncidence (95% CI) per 100 000 ChildrenCasesPerson-Years
1980s2.82 (1.93, 3.99)3211332680.70 (0.30, 1.38)81144920
1990s7.96 (6.48, 9.67)10112689012.74 (1.92, 3.80)361312161
2000s,a9.34 (7.72, 11.20)11612420833.25 (2.35, 4.40)421290713
Total,b6.51 (5.73, 7.37)24938227652.21 (1.77, 2.73)873935871
  • a Cases and person-years to mid 2009.

  • b Includes 1 case and population in 1979.