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Diseases » Autoimmune uveitis » Prevalence
 

Prevalence and Incidence of Autoimmune uveitis

Prevalance of Autoimmune uveitis:

4,637 people in the USA 1996 1 ... see also overview of Autoimmune uveitis.

Prevalance Rate:

approx 1 in 58,658 or 0.00% or 4,637 people in USA [Source statistic for calcuation: "4,637 people in the USA 1996 1" -- see also general information about data sources]

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

The term 'prevalence' of Autoimmune uveitis usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Autoimmune uveitis at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Autoimmune uveitis refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Autoimmune uveitis 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.

Footnotes:
1. Rose and Mackay, 1998, The Autoimmune Diseases, Third Edition

 

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