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Incidence Statistics for Types of Diseases contagious from intravenous needles

The information below shows a list of types of Diseases contagious from intravenous needles, with information as to the annual incidence of each of these types of Diseases contagious from intravenous needles. Estimates of the people affected each year are calculated based on the available statistics.

Incidence Statistics for Types of Diseases contagious from intravenous needles

Disease

Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Endocarditis N/A N/A No information
Group A Streptococcal Infections approx 1 in 31,249 or 0.00% or 8,704 people in USA 8,704 3.2 cases per 100,000 (DBMD)
Hepatitis N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis A approx 1 in 8,500 or 0.01% or 32,000 people in USA 32,000 32,000 new cases in the USA 1992 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
Hepatitis B approx 1 in 1,359 or 0.07% or 200,000 people in USA 200,000 200,000 to 300,000 new cases in the USA 1990 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
Chronic Hepatitis B N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis C approx 1 in 1,813 or 0.06% or 150,000 people in USA 150,000 150,000 new cases in the USA 1991 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
Chronic Hepatitis C N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis D approx 1 in 3,885 or 0.03% or 70,000 people in USA 70,000 70,000 new cases in the USA 1990 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
HIV approx 1 in 6,800 or 0.01% or 40,000 people in USA 40,000 approximately 40,000 annual cases in USA (NIAID)
AIDS N/A N/A No information
HTLV N/A N/A No information
HTLV-1 N/A N/A No information
Invasive group A Streptococcal disease approx 1 in 114,189 or 0.00% or 2,382 people in USA 2,382 2,382 annual cases notified in USA 1999 (MMWR 1999); 1.95 per 100,000 in Canada 20001
Sexually Transmitted Diseases approx 1 in 17 or 5.62% or 15.3 million people in USA 15,300,000 15.3 million annual cases (NIAID)
Streptococcal Infections N/A N/A No information
Tropical Spastic Paraparesis N/A N/A No information
Tuberculosis approx 1 in 14,814 or 0.01% or 18,360 people in USA 18,360 18,361 cases annually in the USA (1998); 8 million people worldwide develop active TB and 3 million die; 17,531 annual cases notified in USA 1999 (MMWR 1999); 5.50 per 100,000 in Canada 20001

Types of Diseases contagious from intravenous needles

For more information about types of Diseases contagious from intravenous needles, refer to our section on types of Diseases contagious from intravenous needles.

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Diseases contagious from intravenous needles usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Diseases contagious from intravenous needles. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Diseases contagious from intravenous needles 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.



Footnotes:
1. Notifiable Diseases Online, PPHB, Canada, 2000
 

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