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The information below shows a list of types of Finger conditions, with information as to the annual incidence of each of these types of Finger conditions. Estimates of the people affected each year are calculated based on the available statistics.
US people estimate
Statistic Used for Calculation
|Thumb conditions||N/A||N/A||No information|
|Amputated finger||approx 1 in 13,066 or 0.01% or 20,816 people in USA||20,816||349 annual cases in Victoria 1996 (DHS-VIC)|
|Amputated thumb||approx 1 in 11,573 or 0.01% or 23,500 people in USA||23,500||394 annual cases in Victoria 1996 (DHS-VIC)|
|Broken finger||N/A||N/A||No information|
|Finger clubbing||N/A||N/A||No information|
|Knuckle conditions||N/A||N/A||No information|
For more information about types of Finger conditions, refer to our section on types of Finger conditions.
The medical term 'incidence' of Finger conditions usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Finger conditions. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Finger conditions 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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