How Common Are Urinary Tract Infections in Children?
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are
common in children, especially during their first year. About 8 out of 100
girls and about 2 out of 100 boys will have a UTI as a child.1
UTIs are more common in boys who are not
circumcised than in
circumcised boys. During the first year of life, boys
are at higher risk for UTIs than girls. After the first year, UTIs become more
common in girls than in boys. This trend continues throughout childhood and
most of adulthood.
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