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Incidence Statistics for Types of Neck injury

The information below shows a list of types of Neck injury, with information as to the annual incidence of each of these types of Neck injury. Estimates of the people affected each year are calculated based on the available statistics.

Incidence Statistics for Types of Neck injury


Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Whiplash approx 1 in 2,266 or 0.04% or 120,000 people in USA 120,000 120,000 annually
Broken neck N/A N/A No information

Types of Neck injury

For more information about types of Neck injury, refer to our section on types of Neck injury.

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Neck injury usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Neck injury. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Neck injury 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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