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Prevalence and Incidence of Taeniasis

Taeniasis: Rare Disease

Taeniasis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Taeniasis, or a subtype of Taeniasis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

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    About prevalence and incidence statistics:

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