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Statistics about Dandruff

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Dandruff:

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Prevalance of Dandruff: 50 million

Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 5 or 18.38% or 50 million people in USA [about data]

Society statistics for Dandruff

Hospitalization statistics for Dandruff:

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Dandruff:

  • 0.002% (207) of hospital consultant episodes were for seborrhoeic dermatitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 94% of hospital consultant episodes for seborrhoeic dermatitis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 58% of hospital consultant episodes for seborrhoeic dermatitis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 42% of hospital consultant episodes for seborrhoeic dermatitis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 77% of hospital consultant episodes for seborrhoeic dermatitis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4.1 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for seborrhoeic dermatitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for seborrhoeic dermatitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 22 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for seborrhoeic dermatitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 18% of hospital consultant episodes for seborrhoeic dermatitis occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 10% of hospital consultant episodes for seborrhoeic dermatitis occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 12% of hospital consultant episodes for seborrhoeic dermatitis were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.001% (691) of hospital bed days were for seborrhoeic dermatitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

About statistics:

This page presents a variety of statistics about Dandruff. The term 'prevalence' of Dandruff usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Dandruff at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Dandruff refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Dandruff 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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