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Table 6 Notifications of HUS* in Australia 2000 to 2010 by age and sex

From: Epidemiology of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli in Australia, 2000-2010

Age Group Males Females Total Rate notifications per 100,000 per year
< 5 years 33 38 71 0.49
5 - 15 years 16 15 31 0.10
16 - 60 years 15 29 44 0.03
60+ years 9 14 23 0.06
Total 73 96 169 0.07
  1. *diarrhoea and non diarrhoea associated