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Prevalence and Incidence of Bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: Rare Disease

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, or a subtype of Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

Ophanet, who are a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Bronchopulmonary dysplasia as a "rare disease". More information about Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is available from Orphanet

Incidence (annual) of Bronchopulmonary dysplasia:

5,000 to 10,000 new cases ... see also overview of Bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

Incidence Rate:

approx 1 in 54,400 or 0.00% or 5,000 people in USA [Source statistic for calcuation: "5,000 to 10,000 new cases" -- see also general information about data sources]

Incidence extrapolations for USA for Bronchopulmonary dysplasia:

5,000 per year, 416 per month, 96 per week, 13 per day, 0 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. [Source statistic for calculation: "5,000 to 10,000 new cases" -- see also general information about data sources]

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

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