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Prevalence and Incidence of Nutritional conditions

Prevalance of types of Nutritional conditions:

For details see prevalence of types of Nutritional conditions analysis; summary of available prevalence data:

Incidence of types of Nutritional conditions:

For details see incidence of types of Nutritional conditions analysis; summary of available incidence by type data:

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

The term 'prevalence' of Nutritional conditions usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Nutritional conditions at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Nutritional conditions refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Nutritional conditions 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.

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

 

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