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Incidence Statistics for Types of Addiction

The information below shows a list of types of Addiction, with information as to the annual incidence of each of these types of Addiction. Estimates of the people affected each year are calculated based on the available statistics.

Incidence Statistics for Types of Addiction

Disease

Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Alcoholism N/A N/A No information
Gambling addiction N/A N/A No information
Drug addiction N/A N/A No information
Nicotine addiction N/A N/A No information
Exercise addiction N/A N/A No information
Sex addiction N/A N/A No information
Cannabis dependence approx 1 in 3,759 or 0.03% or 72,351 people in USA 72,351 1,213 annual cases in Victoria 1996 (DHS-VIC)
Heroin dependence approx 1 in 3,692 or 0.03% or 73,664 people in USA 73,664 1,235 annual cases in Victoria 1996 (DHS-VIC)
Sedative dependence approx 1 in 3,759 or 0.03% or 72,351 people in USA 72,351 1,213 annual cases in Victoria 1996 (DHS-VIC)

Types of Addiction

For more information about types of Addiction, refer to our section on types of Addiction.

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Addiction usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Addiction. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Addiction at any given time (e.g. prevalence includes people who have had a medical condition for a long time). For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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