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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Diseases contagious from intravenous needles

Prevalence 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 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
Endocarditis N/A N/A No information
Group A Streptococcal Infections N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis A N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis B approx 1 in 181 or 0.55% or 1.5 million people in USA 1,499,999 estimated 1.5 million HBV carriers in the U.S. (NWHIC); 417,000 people currently infected (CDC 2001)
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)
Hepatitis C approx 1 in 136 or 0.74% or 2 million people in USA 1,999,999 estimated 2 to 5 million HCV chronic carriers
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).
Hepatitis D N/A N/A No information
HIV approx 1 in 302 or 0.33% or 900,000 people in USA 899,999 900,000 Americans (NIAID, quarter are unaware)
AIDS N/A N/A No information
HTLV N/A N/A uncommon
HTLV-1 N/A N/A uncommon
Invasive group A Streptococcal disease N/A N/A No information
Sexually Transmitted Diseases approx 1 in 4 or 23.90% or 65 million people in USA 64,999,999 65 million people living with an incurable STD (CDC)
Streptococcal Infections N/A N/A No information
Tropical Spastic Paraparesis N/A N/A No information
Tuberculosis N/A N/A No information

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 prevalence:

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

 

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