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Incidence Statistics for Types of Bowel Obstruction

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

Incidence Statistics for Types of Bowel Obstruction


Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Intussusception approx 1 in 500 or 0.20% or 544,000 people in USA 544,000 about 2 per 1000 cases in infants

Types of Bowel Obstruction

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

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Bowel Obstruction usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Bowel Obstruction. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Bowel Obstruction 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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