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Statistics about Tropical Spastic Paraparesis

Tropical Spastic Paraparesis: Rare Disease Status

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

Society statistics for Tropical Spastic Paraparesis

Hospitalization statistics for Tropical Spastic Paraparesis:

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Tropical Spastic Paraparesis:

  • 0.00002% (2) of hospital consultant episodes were for tropical spastic paraplegia in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 77% of hospital consultant episodes for tropical spastic paraplegia required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 51% of hospital consultant episodes for tropical spastic paraplegia were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 49% of hospital consultant episodes for tropical spastic paraplegia were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 53% of hospital consultant episodes for tropical spastic paraplegia required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for tropical spastic paraplegia in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4days was the median length of stay in hospitals for tropical spastic paraplegia in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 57 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for tropical spastic paraplegia in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 54% of hospital consultant episodes for tropical spastic paraplegia occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4% of hospital consultant episodes for tropical spastic paraplegia occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for tropical spastic paraplegia were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.00002% (8) of hospital bed days were for tropical spastic paraplegia in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

About statistics:

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