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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Food intolerances

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Food intolerances

The information below shows a list of types of Food intolerances, with information as to the prevalence of each of these types. Estimates of the people affected are calculated based on the available statistic.

Disease Prevalence Estimate US people estimate Statistic Used for Calculation
Lactose Intolerance approx 1 in 9 or 11.03% or 30 million people in USA 29,999,998 30 million people to 50 million people (NIDDK 1994); about 25% of population (1994/NIDDK)

Types of Food intolerances

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

About prevalence:

The medical term 'prevalence' of Food intolerances usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Food intolerances at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Food intolerances is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.


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