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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Bronchitis

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Bronchitis

The information below shows a list of types of Bronchitis, with information as to the prevalence of each of these types. Estimates of the people affected are calculated based on the available statistic.

Disease Prevalence Estimate US people estimate Statistic Used for Calculation
Acute Bronchitis N/A N/A No information
Chronic Bronchitis approx 1 in 22 or 4.45% or 12.1 million people in USA 12,099,999 12.1 million Americans (NHLBI)

Prevalence Statistics for Bronchitis

Prevelance statistics about Bronchitis:

The following statistics relate to the prevalence of Bronchitis:

  • 3.6% of population self-reported having bronchitis or emphysema in Australia 2001 (ABS 2001 National Health Survey, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 3.5% of male population self-reported having bronchitis or emphysema in Australia 2001 (ABS 2001 National Health Survey, ABS 2001 National Health Survey, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 3.6% of female population self-reported having bronchitis or emphysema in Australia 2001 (ABS 2001 National Health Survey, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 665,000 people self-reported having bronchitis or emphysema in Australia 2001 (ABS 2001 National Health Survey, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 316,000 men self-reported having bronchitis or emphysema in Australia 2001 (ABS 2001 National Health Survey, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 349,000 women self-reported having bronchitis or emphysema in Australia 2001 (ABS 2001 National Health Survey, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 9.1 million noninstitutionalised adults had chronic bronchitis in the past year in the US 2002 (Summary Health Statistics for US Adults, 2002, NCHS, CDC)
  • 4.4% of noninstitutionalised adults had chronic bronchitis in the past year in the US 2002 (Summary Health Statistics for US Adults, 2002, NCHS, CDC)

Types of Bronchitis

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

About prevalence:

The medical term 'prevalence' of Bronchitis usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Bronchitis at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Bronchitis is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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