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Statistics about Whipworm

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Whipworm:

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Prevalance of Whipworm: These infections are cosmopolitan, but ascariasis is more common in North America and trichuriasis in Europe. Relative infection rates on other continents are not available. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

Society statistics for Whipworm

Hospitalization statistics for Whipworm:

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Whipworm:

  • 0% (6) of hospital consultant episodes were for trichuriasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 67% of hospital consultant episodes for trichuriasis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 33% of hospital consultant episodes for trichuriasis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 67% of hospital consultant episodes for trichuriasis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50% of hospital consultant episodes for trichuriasis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 38 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for trichuriasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 38 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for trichuriasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 57 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for trichuriasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 83% of hospital consultant episodes for trichuriasis occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 17% of hospital consultant episodes for trichuriasis occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 33% of hospital consultant episodes for trichuriasis were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.0001% (38) of hospital bed days were for trichuriasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

About statistics:

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