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Statistics about Reiterís syndrome

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Reiterís syndrome:

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Incidence (annual) of Reiterís syndrome: 3.5 per 100,000 men under age 50 get Reiterís syndrome each year

Incidence Rate: approx 1 in 57,142 or 0.00% or 4,760 people in USA [about data]

Incidence extrapolations for USA for Reiterís syndrome: 4,760 per year, 396 per month, 91 per week, 13 per day, 0 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this extrapolation calculation uses the incidence statistic: 3.5 per 100,000 men under age 50 get Reiterís syndrome each year

Prevalance of Reiterís syndrome: Among men under age 50, about 3.5 per 100,000 develop Reiterís syndrome each year. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Reiter's Syndrome: NIAMS)

Reiterís syndrome: Rare Disease Status

Reiterís syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)...more »

About statistics:

This page presents a variety of statistics about Reiterís syndrome. The term 'prevalence' of Reiterís syndrome usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Reiterís syndrome at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Reiterís syndrome refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Reiterís syndrome 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.


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