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Table 3 Incidence of CO-MRSA infections treated as outpatients not presenting to an emergency department, by site of infection and for various regions, calculated using published numbers of infections over defined time periods

From: Incidence of community onset MRSA in Australia: least reported where it is Most prevalent

Region Population size used in calculations Data collection period Data source Incidence (/100000 person-years) References
Total SSTI UTI
Northern Territory 211,945 [51] 2008–12 Community 285    [17]
Queensland 4,500,000 [13] 2011 State   64.5   [13]
Alice Springs 51,000 [28] 2005–6 Hospital 145 141 4 [28]
Melbourne 1,796,296 [56] 2006 Community 11.3 10.8   [36]