Incidence of childhood diabetes mellitus in Austria 1979-1984.

@article{Schober1988IncidenceOC,
  title={Incidence of childhood diabetes mellitus in Austria 1979-1984.},
  author={Edith Schober and H. P. Frisch},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1988},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={299-302}
}
The mean annual incidence of childhood diabetes mellitus in Austria was 7.22 cases per 100,000 with a year to year variation of 6.09-8.67 per 100,000. A seasonal variation of onset, with peaks in autumn and winter and with lower rates in summer in children older than 4 years, could be observed. The peak incidence in girls occurred at 11-12 years and preceded the highest incidence in boys by 1-2 years. Both sexes showed a small peak around 6 years of age. The male to female ratio was 1.2/1… CONTINUE READING

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