Table 2.

Differences in Incidence Rates per 100‚ÄČ000 Children by Area in 1997 and 1998

Average of
1997 and 1998
199719981998/1997
Ratio
All Japan109.9108.0111.71.03
Hokkaido98.1101.295.0.94
Tohoku83.278.088.31.13
Kanto-Koshinetsu115.5112.1118.81.06
Tokai-Hokuriku97.398.196.4.98
Kinki118.7115.0122.31.06
Chugoku101.7108.794.6.87
Shikoku114.4106.3122.51.15
Kyushu-Okinawa98.297.798.71.02