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Table 1 Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation uses in Taiwan from 2000 to 2010

From: Gender and age disparity in the initiation of life-supporting treatments: a population-based cohort study

Year Case Non-standardized incidence ratea Standardized incidence rateb
2000 257 11.87 11.87
2001 274 12.40 12.35
2002 311 13.97 13.95
2003 461 20.58 20.43
2004 435 19.22 18.86
2005 393 17.13 16.89
2006 413 17.87 17.59
2007 666 28.62 28.03
2008 857 36.55 35.43
2009 886 37.68 38.35
2010 1104 46.74 44.36
  1. a“Non-standardized incidence rate” means the annual number of ECMO cases per million person-year in that year
  2. b“Standardized incidence rate” means the annual number of ECMO cases per million person-year adjusting for the age and gender distribution in 2000