Prevalence and Incidence of Female infertility
Incidence (annual) of Female infertility:
at least 2 million annual cases (based on NWHIC) ... see also overview of Female infertility.
approx 1 in 136 or 0.74% or 2 million people in USA [Source statistic for calcuation: "at least 2 million annual cases (based on NWHIC)" -- see also general information about data sources]
Incidence extrapolations for USA for Female infertility:
2,000,000 per year,
166,666 per month,
38,461 per week,
5,479 per day,
228 per hour,
3 per minute,
0 per second.
[Source statistic for calculation: "at least 2 million annual cases (based on NWHIC)" -- see also general information about data sources]
Prevelance statistics for Female infertility:
The following statistics relate to the prevalence of Female infertility:
- 6.1 million people infertile in the US 1997 (American Society of Reproductive Medicine)
- 10.1% of reproductive age population infertile in the US 1997 (American Society of Reproductive Medicine)
- Infertility equally affects men and women in the US (American Society of Reproductive Medicine)
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More Statistics about Female infertility:
All statistics for Female infertility
About prevalence and incidence statistics:
The term 'prevalence' of Female infertility usually refers to the estimated population
of people who are managing Female infertility at any given time.
The term 'incidence' of Female infertility refers to the annual diagnosis rate,
or the number of new cases of Female infertility 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.