Statistics about Romano-Ward syndrome
Prevalence and incidence statistics for Romano-Ward syndrome:
See also prevalence and incidence page for Romano-Ward syndrome
Prevalance of Romano-Ward syndrome:
estimated 1 per 7,000 people suffer from Romano-Ward syndrome worldwide, Genetics Home Reference website
Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 7,000 or 0.01% or 38,857 people in USA [about data]
Romano-Ward syndrome: Rare Disease Status
Romano-Ward syndrome is listed as a "rare disease"
by Ophanet, a consortium of European partners ...more »
This page presents a variety of statistics about Romano-Ward syndrome.
The term 'prevalence' of Romano-Ward syndrome usually refers to the estimated population
of people who are managing Romano-Ward syndrome at any given time.
The term 'incidence' of Romano-Ward syndrome refers to the annual diagnosis rate,
or the number of new cases of Romano-Ward 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.