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Table 1 Mean annual consultation rates for traveller's diarrhoea (per 100,000 practice population) by sex, age, and destination as reported by sentinel general practices in Wales, Jul 2002 – Mar 2005.

From: Sentinel surveillance for travellers' diarrhoea in primary care

Variable No. (%) Consultation rate (95% CI)
Sex    
   Male 47 (52) 16.1 (11.8–21.4)
   Female 42 (47) 14.0 (10.1–18.9)
   Not known 1 (1)  
Age group (years)    
   ≤4 4 (4) 13.8 (3.8–35.3)
   5–14 8 (9) 11.4 (4.9–22.4)
   15–24 21 (23) 29.1 (18.0–44.5)
   25–34 13 (14) 18.3 (9.8–31.3)
   35–44 8 (9) 9.6 (4.2–19.0)
   45–64 31 (34) 20.0 (13.6–28.5)
   65+ 3 (3) 2.7 (0.5–7.8)
   Not known 2 (2)  
Destination    
   European Union 35 (39) 5.9 (4.1–8.2)
   Other Europe 10 (11) 1.7 (0.8–3.1)
   North America 0 (0)  
   Other areas 27 (30) 4.6 (3.0–6.6)
   Not known 18 (20)  
All cases 90 (100) 15.2 (12.2–18.7)