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Prognosis of Syphilis

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Syphilis: 33 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Estimated mortality rate for Syphilis from incidence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 32 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 33 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001))
  • Incidence: 70,000 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: 70,000 cases (NIAID; CDC 2001)
  • 0.047% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Syphilis and Overview of Syphilis.


Complications of Syphilis may include:

Complications of Syphilis from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Syphilis.

Death Statistics for Syphilis

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Syphilis:

  • Syphilis death statistics for various regions worldwide:
    • About 89,000 deaths from syphilis in Africa 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 1,000 deaths from syphilis in The Americas 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 43,000 deaths from syphilis in South East Asia 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 21,000 deaths from syphilis in Eastern Mediterranean 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Syphilis usually refers to the likely outcome of Syphilis. The prognosis of Syphilis may include the duration of Syphilis, chances of complications of Syphilis, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Syphilis, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Syphilis. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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