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Confirmed Lyme disease cases by age and sex--United States, 2001-2010

Reported cases of Lyme disease are not uniformly distributed by age and sex. There are two peaks by age group. Reported cases of Lyme disease are most common among children ages 5-9, particularly boys, and adults ages 40-50. Reported cases of Lyme disease are lowest in adults ages 20-29 and over age 65.

Reported cases of Lyme disease are most common among boys aged 5-9.

 
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