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Statistics about Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Prevalence: Book Excerpts

About statistics:

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