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Incidence Statistics for Types of Bronchitis

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

Incidence Statistics for Types of Bronchitis


Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Acute Bronchitis approx 1 in 21 or 4.60% or 12.5 million people in USA 12,511,999 4.6 per 100 (NHIS96: acute bronchitis); 14.2 million cases annually
Chronic Bronchitis N/A N/A No information

Types of Bronchitis

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

About incidence:

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