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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Spinal cord injury

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Spinal cord injury

The information below shows a list of types of Spinal cord injury, 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
Paralysis approx 1 in 111 or 0.90% or 2.4 million people in USA 2,447,999 9 per 1000 - NHIS95 (paralysis of extremeties complete/partial)
Paraplegia N/A N/A No information
Quadraplegia N/A N/A No information

Types of Spinal cord injury

For more information about types of Spinal cord injury, refer to our section on types of Spinal cord injury.

About prevalence:

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


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