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Incidence Statistics for Types of Arthritis

The information below shows a list of types of Arthritis, with information as to the annual incidence of each of these types of Arthritis. Estimates of the people affected each year are calculated based on the available statistics.

Incidence Statistics for Types of Arthritis


Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Arthritis (overall) N/A N/A 37 million Americans (NIAMS)
Osteoarthritis N/A N/A No information
Rheumatoid arthritis N/A N/A No information
Psoriatic arthritis N/A N/A No information
Infectious arthritis N/A N/A No information
gonococcal arthritis N/A N/A No information
parvovirus arthritis N/A N/A No information
Reactive arthritis N/A N/A No information
Reiterís syndrome approx 1 in 57,142 or 0.00% or 4,760 people in USA 4,760 3.5 per 100,000 men under age 50 get Reiterís syndrome each year
Gout N/A N/A No information

Types of Arthritis

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

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Arthritis usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Arthritis. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Arthritis at any given time (e.g. prevalence includes people who have had a medical condition for a long time). For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.


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