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Table 2 Incidence of GBS and number of GBS-related medical encounters in U.S. military service members diagnosed between 1999 and 2007 stratified by demographic covariates

From: The epidemiology of Guillain-Barré Syndrome in U.S. military personnel: a case-control study

Covariate Incidence1 Number of GBS-related medical visits2 Number of GBS-related medical visits 1 month post-censure2 Number of GBS-related medical visits 1 year post-censure2 Number of cases receiving GBS-related medical care beyond 1 year post-censure3
Female 2.59 (1.93, 3.39) 6 (3, 18) 4 (2, 8) 6 (3, 16.5) 13 (25%)
Male 2.22 (1.96, 2.51) 9 (4, 17) 4 (2, 9) 8 (3, 17) 47 (18%)
< 20 3.48 (2.47, 4.75) 12 (7, 21) 7 (5. 12) 12 (7, 21) 4 (10%)
20–24 2.23 (1.82, 2.71) 10 (4, 18) 4 (2, 10) 10 (4, 18) 15 (15%)
25–29 2.21 (1.70, 2.83) 6 (3, 17) 4 (2, 9) 6 (3, 16) 9 (14%)
30–34 1.61 (1.11, 2.26) 5 (2, 15) 3 (2, 7) 5 (2, 15) 7 (21%)
35–39 1.73 (1.19, 2.45) 8.5 (3.5, 13.5) 2 (2, 5.5) 7.5 (3, 12.5) 10 (31%)
>= 40 3.29 (2.41, 4.39) 6.5 (3, 22) 3 (1, 9) 5.5 (2, 20) 15 (33%)
Black 2.07 (1.56, 2.70) 8 (3, 17) 5 (2, 13) 8 (3, 17) 8 (14%)
White 2.22 (1.93, 2.54) 8 (4, 17) 4 (2, 9) 8 (3, 17) 45 (21%)
Other 2.98 (2.21, 3.92) 10 (3, 18) 4 (2, 10) 10 (3, 18) 7 (14%)
Total 2.28 (2.03, 2.54) 8.5 (3, 17) 4 (2, 9) 8 (3, 17) 60 (19.1%)
  1. 1 Incidence per 100,000 with 95% exact binomial confidence intervals
  2. 2 Presented as a median number of visits with interquartile ranges
  3. 3 Presented number of cases with percent of subgroup