Table 3—

Age-standardized incidence of type 1 diabetes in Caucasian children aged ≤14 years (per 100,000/year) from selected studies

Region (country and area)Study periodIncidence
Male subjectsFemale subjectsTotal (95% CI)
Selected European countries*
    Finland1990–199941.939.940.9 (39.6–42.2)
    Italy (Sardinia)1990–199845.030.637.8 (35.5–40.3
    Sweden1990–199930.529.430.0 (29.1–30.8)
    Norway (eight counties)1990–199921.619.920.8 (19.4–22.1)
    U.K. (Plymouth)1990–199917.120.819.0 (16.8–21.2)
    Germany (Baden-Württemberg)1990–199812.712.612.6 (12.1–13.2)
    Slovakia1990–19999.79.79.7 (9.2–10.3)
    Italy (Lazio)1990–19998.98.68.8 (8.1–9.4)
    Lithuania1990–19997.68.27.9 (7.3–8.5
    Poland (Cracow)1990–19997.57.67.6 (7.0–8.2)
    Romania (Bucharest)1990–19994.75.95.3 (4.7–6.1)
Selected U.S. studies in Caucasian populations
    U.S. (SEARCH)2002–200527.927.027.5 (26.4, 28.6)
    U.S. (Allegheny)*1990–199419.116.417.8 (15.45–20.33)
    U.S. (Philadelphia)1995–199913.0 (10.2–15.6)
    U.S. (Chicago)*1995–199919.017.518.3 (15.7–22.2)
    U.S. (Alabama)*1990–199514.115.114.6 (12.2–18.2)
    U.S. (Colorado)1978–198817.515.516.4 (15.0–17.8)
  • *

    * Based on ref. 26.

  • Based on ref. 30.

  • Based on ref. 27.