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Statistics about Human Papillomavirus

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Human Papillomavirus:

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Prevalance of Human Papillomavirus: 20 million Americans currently infected (NIAID; CDC 2001)

Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 13 or 7.35% or 20 million people in USA [about data]

Incidence (annual) of Human Papillomavirus: 5.5 million new cases (NIAID/American Social Health Association)

Incidence Rate: approx 1 in 49 or 2.02% or 5.5 million people in USA [about data]

Incidence extrapolations for USA for Human Papillomavirus: 5,499,999 per year, 458,333 per month, 105,769 per week, 15,068 per day, 627 per hour, 10 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this extrapolation calculation uses the incidence statistic: 5.5 million new cases (NIAID/American Social Health Association)

Prevalance of Human Papillomavirus: Approximately twenty million people are currently infected with HPV. Fifty to 75% of sexually active men and women acquire genital HPV infection at some point in their lives. About 5.5 million Americans get a new genital HPV infection each year. (Source: excerpt from HPV: DSTD) ... An estimated 20 million people in the United states are infected with HPV, and as many as 5.5 million new infections occur each year. (Source: excerpt from Sexually Transmitted Diseases Statistics, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Worldwide prevalence of Human Papillomavirus: Worldwide, cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women. (Source: excerpt from Sexually Transmitted Diseases Statistics, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Prevelance statistics about Human Papillomavirus:

The following statistics relate to the prevalence of Human Papillomavirus:

  • Estimated 20 million cases in the USA 2002 (Trends in STD’s in the US, CDC, 2002)
  • 20 million people currently infected in America (Tracking The Hidden Epidemics, CDC, 2002)
  • more about prevalence...»

Incidence statistics about Human Papillomavirus:

The following statistics relate to the incidence of Human Papillomavirus:

  • 5.5 million annual cases (CDC 2001)
  • 5.5 million new cases annually in America (Tracking The Hidden Epidemics, CDC, 2002)
  • Estimated 5.5 million new cases each year in the USA 2002 (Trends in STD’s in the US, CDC, 2002)
  • more about incidence...»

Society statistics for Human Papillomavirus

  Costs for Human Papillomavirus: estimated $3.8 billion in 1994 (NIAID)

  Costs for Human Papillomavirus: In the United States, total costs associated with HPV (excluding HPV-related cervical cancer) were an estimated $3.8 billion in 1994 in the United States. (Source: excerpt from Sexually Transmitted Diseases Statistics, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

About statistics:

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