Prognosis of Chickenpox
Prognosis for Chickenpox: While chickenpox is a mild disease for children, adults usually
get much sicker. (Source: excerpt from Shots for Safety -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)
...see also Overview of Chickenpox
Deaths and Mortality Rates
Deaths from Chickenpox: approximately 100 deaths (CDC-OC)
Estimated mortality rate for Chickenpox from incidence and deaths statistics:
- Deaths: 99 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data:
approximately 100 deaths (CDC-OC))
- Incidence: 120,624 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data:
120,624 annually (1995); 46,016 annual cases notified in USA 1999 (MMWR 1999); 199.14 per 100,000 in Canada 20001
- 0.083% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
- See also Deaths and Chickenpox and Overview of Chickenpox.
Complications of Chickenpox may include:
Complications of Chickenpox from the Diseases Database include:
Source: Diseases Database
See also complications of Chickenpox.
Chickenpox: Research More
The 'prognosis' of Chickenpox usually refers to the likely outcome
The prognosis of Chickenpox
may include the duration of Chickenpox, chances of complications of Chickenpox,
prospects for recovery, recovery period for Chickenpox, survival rates,
and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Chickenpox.
Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.
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