Statistics about Mucopolysaccharidosis I
Prevalence and incidence statistics for Mucopolysaccharidosis I:
See also prevalence and incidence page for Mucopolysaccharidosis I
Prevalance of Mucopolysaccharidosis I:
about 200 people ("Orphan Products: Hope for People With Rare Diseases", By Carol Rados, FDA Consumer magazine, November-December 2003 Issue)
Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 1,360,000 or 0.00% or 200 people in USA [about data]
This page presents a variety of statistics about Mucopolysaccharidosis I.
The term 'prevalence' of Mucopolysaccharidosis I usually refers to the estimated population
of people who are managing Mucopolysaccharidosis I at any given time.
The term 'incidence' of Mucopolysaccharidosis I refers to the annual diagnosis rate,
or the number of new cases of Mucopolysaccharidosis I 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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