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Incidence Statistics for Types of Chronic digestive diseases

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

Incidence Statistics for Types of Chronic digestive diseases


Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Inflammatory Bowel Disease N/A N/A No information
Irritable Bowel Syndrome N/A N/A No information
Crohn's disease N/A N/A No information
Celiac disease N/A N/A No information
Ulcerative colitis N/A N/A No information
Stomach ulcers approx 1 in 73 or 1.36% or 3.7 million people in USA 3,699,999 3.7 million annually
Diabetic gastroparesis N/A N/A No information
Diabetic diarrhea N/A N/A No information
Gallstones N/A N/A No information
Cystic fibrosis approx 1 in 108,800 or 0.00% or 2,500 people in USA 2,500 2,500 babies annually USA; 1 in 3,000 Caucasian babies
Stomach cancer approx 1 in 12,592 or 0.01% or 21,600 people in USA 21,599 21,600 annual cases (SEER 2002 estimate); about 24,000 annual cases in the United States (NCI)
Intestine cancer N/A N/A No information
Pancreatic cancer approx 1 in 8,976 or 0.01% or 30,300 people in USA 30,299 30,300 annual cases (SEER 2002 estimate)
Rapid gastric emptying N/A N/A No information

Types of Chronic digestive diseases

For more information about types of Chronic digestive diseases, refer to our section on types of Chronic digestive diseases.

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Chronic digestive diseases usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Chronic digestive diseases. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Chronic digestive diseases 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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