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Prevalence and Incidence of Shoulder conditions

Prevalance of types of Shoulder conditions:

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

Incidence (annual) of Shoulder conditions:

about 4 million annual cases in USA (NIAMS) ... see also overview of Shoulder conditions.

Incidence Rate:

approx 1 in 68 or 1.47% or 4 million people in USA [Source statistic for calcuation: "about 4 million annual cases in USA (NIAMS)" -- see also general information about data sources]

Incidence extrapolations for USA for Shoulder conditions:

4,000,000 per year, 333,333 per month, 76,923 per week, 10,958 per day, 456 per hour, 7 per minute, 0 per second. [Source statistic for calculation: "about 4 million annual cases in USA (NIAMS)" -- see also general information about data sources]

Incidence of types of Shoulder conditions:

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

Prevalance of Shoulder conditions:

According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, about 4 million people in the United States seek medical care each year for shoulder sprain, strain, dislocation, or other problems. Each year, shoulder problems account for about 1.5 million visits to orthopaedic surgeons--doctors who treat disorders of the bones, muscles, and related structures. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers about Shoulder Problems: NIAMS)

More Statistics about Shoulder conditions:

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    About prevalence and incidence statistics:

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

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