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Prevalence and Incidence of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- simple virilizing form in females

Prevalance of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- simple virilizing form in females:

classical 21-hydroxylase deficiency occurs in 1 in 15,000 newborns, Genetics Home Reference ... see also overview of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- simple virilizing form in females.

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

The term 'prevalence' of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- simple virilizing form in females usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- simple virilizing form in females at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- simple virilizing form in females refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- simple virilizing form in females 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.

 

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