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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Nephritis

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Nephritis

The information below shows a list of types of Nephritis, 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
acute nephritis N/A N/A No information
chronic nephritis N/A N/A No information
glomerulonephritis N/A N/A No information
Primary glomerulonephritis approx 1 in 4,428 or 0.02% or 61,422 people in USA 61,422 61,423 people with Primary Glomerulonephritis in the USA 1996 1
autoimmune nephritis N/A N/A No information
lupus nephritis N/A N/A No information
pyelonephritis N/A N/A No information
interstitial nephritis N/A N/A No information

Types of Nephritis

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

About prevalence:

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

1. Rose and Mackay, 1998, The Autoimmune Diseases, Third Edition


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