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Incidence Statistics for Types of Nonulcer dyspepsia

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

Incidence Statistics for Types of Nonulcer dyspepsia


Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Nonulcer dyspepsia (overall) approx 1 in 612 or 0.16% or 444,000 people in USA 443,999 5.8 million people in the USA 1988 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, 1994)
Chronic Nonulcer dyspepsia approx 1 in 612 or 0.16% or 444,000 people in USA 443,999 444,000 new cases (1975/NIDDK)
Acute Nonulcer dyspepsia approx 1 in 33 or 3.01% or 8.2 million people in USA 8,200,000 8.2 million new cases (1988/NIDDK)

Incidence Statistics for Nonulcer dyspepsia

Incidence of Nonulcer dyspepsia:

444,000 new cases (1975/NIDDK)

Incidence Rate:

approx 1 in 612 or 0.16% or 444,000 people in USA [about data]

Incidence of Nonulcer dyspepsia:

Chronic NUD: 444,000 new cases (1975)
Acute NUD: 8.2 million new cases (1988) (Source: excerpt from Digestive Diseases Statistics: NIDDK)

Types of Nonulcer dyspepsia

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

About incidence:

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