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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Colon conditions

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Colon conditions

The information below shows a list of types of Colon conditions, 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
Amebic dysentery N/A N/A No information
Bowel conditions N/A N/A No information
Bowel Obstruction N/A N/A No information
Chronic digestive diseases N/A N/A No information
Digestive Diseases approx 1 in 4 or 22.06% or 60 million people in USA 59,999,997 60 to 70 million cases in the USA 1985 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447)
Fecal impaction N/A N/A No information
Fecal incontinence approx 1 in 41 or 2.39% or 6.5 million people in USA 6,500,000 6.5 million Americans
Incontinence N/A N/A No information
Infectious Diarrhea N/A N/A No information
Inflammatory bowel disease approx 1 in 500 or 0.20% or 544,000 people in USA 544,000 1 in 500 (NIAID); 300,000 people to 500,000 people NIDDK
Intestinal pseudo-obstruction N/A N/A No information
Intussusception N/A N/A No information
Irritable bowel syndrome approx 1 in 54 or 1.84% or 5 million people in USA 4,999,999 5 million in the USA 1987 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, US Government Printing Office, 1994); 11 per 1000 (NHIS95)
Kaposi's Sarcoma N/A N/A No information
Megacolon N/A N/A No information
Short Bowel Syndrome N/A N/A No information
Sudden Digestive Conditions N/A N/A No information
Colitis N/A N/A No information
Colonic volvulus N/A N/A No information
Colorectal cancer N/A N/A No information
Colorectal Polyps N/A N/A No information
Constipation approx 1 in 61 or 1.62% or 4.4 million people in USA 4,399,999 4.4 million people in the USA 1983-87 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
Diverticular Disease approx 1 in 136 or 0.74% or 2 million people in USA 1,999,999 2 million people in the USA 1983-87 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
Dysentery N/A N/A No information
Familial polyposis N/A N/A No information
Hirschsprung's disease N/A N/A No information
Malabsorption N/A N/A No information
Pinworm N/A N/A No information
Shigellosis N/A N/A No information
Traveler's diarrhea N/A N/A No information
Ulcerative colitis N/A N/A No information
Viral dysentery N/A N/A No information

Types of Colon conditions

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

About prevalence:

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

 

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