Prevalence and Incidence of Colonic volvulus
Incidence (annual) of Colonic volvulus:
3 per 100,000 persons per year ... see also overview of Colonic volvulus.
approx 1 in 33,333 or 0.00% or 8,160 people in USA [Source statistic for calcuation: "3 per 100,000 persons per year" -- see also general information about data sources]
Incidence extrapolations for USA for Colonic volvulus:
8,160 per year,
680 per month,
156 per week,
22 per day,
0 per hour,
0 per minute,
0 per second.
[Source statistic for calculation: "3 per 100,000 persons per year" -- see also general information about data sources]
About prevalence and incidence statistics:
The term 'prevalence' of Colonic volvulus usually refers to the estimated population
of people who are managing Colonic volvulus at any given time.
The term 'incidence' of Colonic volvulus refers to the annual diagnosis rate,
or the number of new cases of Colonic volvulus diagnosed each year.
Hence, these two statistics types can differ:
a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence,
but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence.
For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.