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Statistics about Trichinosis

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Trichinosis:

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Incidence (annual) of Trichinosis: 12 annual cases notified in USA 1999 (MMWR 1999)

Incidence Rate: approx 1 in 22,666,667 or 0.00% or 11 people in USA [about data]

Incidence extrapolations for USA for Trichinosis: 11 per year, 0 per month, 0 per week, 0 per day, 0 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this extrapolation calculation uses the incidence statistic: 12 annual cases notified in USA 1999 (MMWR 1999)

Prevalance of Trichinosis: Infection was once very common; however, infection is now relatively rare. From 1991-1996, an annual average of 38 cases per year were reported. (Source: excerpt from Trichinosis: DPD)

Trichinosis: Rare Disease Status

Trichinosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)...more »

Trichinosis: Rare Disease Status

Trichinosis is listed as a "rare disease" by Ophanet, a consortium of European partners ...more »

About statistics:

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