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Statistics about Roundworm

Death statistics for Roundworm:

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Roundworm:

  • Disease death statistics from intestinal nematodes by worldwide region:
    • About 1,000 deaths from Intestinal Nematode Infections in The Americas 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 3,000 deaths from Intestinal Nematode Infections in Africa 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 5,000 deaths from Intestinal Nematode Infections in South East Asia 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 1,000 deaths from Intestinal Nematode Infections in Eastern Mediterranean 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 1,000 deaths from Intestinal Nematode Infections in Western Pacific 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
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About statistics:

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