TABLE 1.

Incidence of pediatric empyema and pneumonia cases in Utah based on data from Intermountain Healthcare facilities

YrTotal no. of children with pediatric empyema cared for in Intermountain facilitiesNo. of pediatric empyema cases/100,000 children in UtahaTotal no. of children with pediatric pneumonia cared for in Intermountain facilitiesNo. of pediatric pneumonia cases/100,000 children in Utah
2001628.525034.2
2002648.626736.0
2003759.927135.9
2004749.626434.3
20058811.125332.0
2006759.324129.8
200710412.529335.1
  • a Population-based incidence of empyema for children younger than 18 years (pediatric) was adjusted for the proportion of children (90%) in Utah who receive care at an Intermountain facility.