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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Chronic infections

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Chronic infections

The information below shows a list of types of Chronic infections, 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
A great many conditions and infections can have "chronic" forms; here are some examples: N/A N/A No information
chronic illness approx 1 in 3 or 33.09% or 90 million people in USA 89,999,996 90 million people in USA (CDC)
chronic pancreatitis N/A N/A No information
chronic hepatitis N/A N/A No information
chronic hepatitis B approx 1 in 362 or 0.28% or 750,000 people in USA 749,999 750,000 people in the United States (NIAID)
chronic hepatitis C approx 1 in 68 or 1.47% or 4 million people in USA 3,999,999 Almost 4 million Americans have antibodies indicating infection or prior exposure (NIDDK).

Types of Chronic infections

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

About prevalence:

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


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