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Incidence Statistics for Types of Roundworm

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

Incidence Statistics for Types of Roundworm


Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Pinworm N/A N/A No information
Hookworm N/A N/A No information
Necator N/A N/A No information
Ancylostoma N/A N/A No information
Whipworm N/A N/A No information
Trichuris trichiura N/A N/A No information
Ascaris lumbricoides N/A N/A No information
Strongyloides stercoralis N/A N/A No information
Trichinella spiralis approx 1 in 22,666,667 or 0.00% or 11 people in USA 11 12 annual cases notified in USA 1999 (MMWR 1999)
Strongyloidiasis N/A N/A No information
Trichinosis approx 1 in 22,666,667 or 0.00% or 11 people in USA 11 12 annual cases notified in USA 1999 (MMWR 1999)

Types of Roundworm

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

About incidence:

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