Table 2.

Age Distribution for Patients From Eight Children's Hospitals With Systemic Pneumococcal Infections From September 1993 to August 1996*

AgeBacteremiaMeningitisPneumoniaOtherTotalPercentage
≤12 Months258102535346636.1
>12–24 Months27030662639230.4
>24 ≤ 60 Months14621781526120.2
5–10 Years481333181128.7
>10–15 Years1312910443.4
>15 Years7351161.2
All ages7421812451231291100
  • * There was no difference in the distribution of clinical syndromes by year.