Statistics about Biotinidase deficiency
Prevalence and incidence statistics for Biotinidase deficiency:
See also prevalence and incidence page for Biotinidase deficiency
Prevalance of Biotinidase deficiency:
about 1 per 60,000 newborns suffer from profound or partial biotinidase deficiency, Genetics Home Reference website
Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 60,000 or 0.00% or 4,533 people in USA [about data]
Biotinidase deficiency: Rare Disease Status
Biotinidase deficiency is listed as a "rare disease" by the
Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)...more »
This page presents a variety of statistics about Biotinidase deficiency.
The term 'prevalence' of Biotinidase deficiency usually refers to the estimated population
of people who are managing Biotinidase deficiency at any given time.
The term 'incidence' of Biotinidase deficiency refers to the annual diagnosis rate,
or the number of new cases of Biotinidase deficiency diagnosed each year.
Hence, these two statistics types can differ:
a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence,
but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence.
For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.