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Prevalence and Incidence of Upper Respiratory Infection

Incidence of types of Upper Respiratory Infection:

For details see incidence of types of Upper Respiratory Infection analysis; summary of available incidence by type data:

  • Common cold: 62 million cases (NIAID); 23.6 per 100 (NHIS96); estimated 1 billion colds in the USA annually; Children get 6-10 yearly, adults 2-4 yearly; over 60's less than 1 a year.
  • Flu: 36 per 100 (NHIS96); 35 million annually up to 50 million annually (NIAID/CDC); 10-20% yearly (NIAID)
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More Statistics about Upper Respiratory Infection:

  • Hospitalization statistics
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    About prevalence and incidence statistics:

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