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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Sinusitis

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Sinusitis

The information below shows a list of types of Sinusitis, 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
Sinusitis (overall) approx 1 in 7 or 13.60% or 37 million people in USA 37,000,000 37 million annually in the USA; 33 million reported to CDC (NIAID)
Acute Sinusitis N/A N/A No information
Chronic Recurrent N/A N/A No information
Recurrent Recurrent N/A N/A No information
frontal sinus infection N/A N/A No information
maxillary sinus infection N/A N/A No information
ethmoid sinus infection N/A N/A No information
sphenoid sinus infection N/A N/A No information
bacterial sinusitis N/A N/A No information
fungal sinusitis N/A N/A No information
Chronic Sinusitis approx 1 in 7 or 12.60% or 34.3 million people in USA 34,899,999 12.6% (NIAID); 152 per 1000 - NHIS95

Prevalence Statistics for Sinusitis

Prevalance of Sinusitis:

37 million annually in the USA; 33 million reported to CDC (NIAID)


Prevalance Rate:

approx 1 in 7 or 13.60% or 37 million people in USA [about data]


Prevalance of Sinusitis:

Health care experts estimate that 37 million Americans are affected by sinusitis every year. Health care workers report 33 million cases of chronic sinusitis to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention annually. (Source: excerpt from Sinusitis, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Types of Sinusitis

For more information about types of Sinusitis, refer to our section on types of Sinusitis.

About prevalence:

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

 

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