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Statistics about Mole

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Mole:

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Prevalance of Mole: common; most people have 10-40 moles.

Prevalance of Mole: About one out of every ten people has at least one unusual (or atypical) mole that looks different from an ordinary mole. The medical term for these unusual moles is dysplastic nevi. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Moles and Dysplastic Nevi: NCI)

Society statistics for Mole

Hospitalization statistics for Mole:

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Mole:

  • 0.19% (23,572) of hospital consultant episodes were for melanocytic naevi in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for melanocytic naevi required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 31% of hospital consultant episodes for melanocytic naevi were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 69% of hospital consultant episodes for melanocytic naevi were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for melanocytic naevi required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for melanocytic naevi in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for melanocytic naevi in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 35 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for melanocytic naevi in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 78% of hospital consultant episodes for melanocytic naevi occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2% of hospital consultant episodes for melanocytic naevi occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 95% of hospital consultant episodes for melanocytic naevi were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.003% (1,627) of hospital bed days were for melanocytic naevi in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

About statistics:

This page presents a variety of statistics about Mole. The term 'prevalence' of Mole usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Mole at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Mole refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Mole 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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