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Table 2 Number of patients admitted to our Emergency Department because of AOM, AM and total of patients admitted per year

From: Acute mastoiditis in an Italian pediatric tertiary medical center: a 15 – year retrospective study

Year Number (%) of patients with acute mastoiditis Number (%) of patients with acute otitis media Number of patients presenting at the Pediatric Emergency Dept.
2005 6 (0.01) 450 (0.03) 15,593
2006 12 (0.03) 451 (0.02) 18,251
2007 9 (0.02) 454 (0.02) 18,923
2008 9 (0.03) 340 (0.02) 18,922
2009 8 (0.03) 297 (0.01) 19,384
2010 8 (0.03) 274 (0.01) 19,216
2011 6 (0.02) 256 (0.01) 19,372
2012 6 (0.02) 249 (0.01) 18,884
2013 7 (0.02) 295 (0.01) 21,523
2014 13 (0.05) 251 (0.01) 22,886
2015 20 (0.07) 282 (0.01) 22,802
2016 17 (0.05) 326 (0.01) 23,197