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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Mitral valve disease

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Mitral valve disease

The information below shows a list of types of Mitral valve disease, 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
Mitral-valve prolapse approx 1 in 50 or 2.00% or 5.4 million people in USA 5,440,000 2% of the adult population (NHLBI estimate)
Mitral regurgitation N/A N/A No information
Mitral stenosis N/A N/A No information

Types of Mitral valve disease

For more information about types of Mitral valve disease, refer to our section on types of Mitral valve disease.

About prevalence:

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


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