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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Vein disorders

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Vein disorders

The information below shows a list of types of Vein disorders, with information as to the prevalence of each of these types. Estimates of the people affected are calculated based on the available statistic.

Disease Prevalence Estimate US people estimate Statistic Used for Calculation
Varicose veins approx 1 in 22 or 4.50% or 12.2 million people in USA 12,240,000 45 per 1000 (NHIS95)
Spider veins N/A N/A No information
Deep vein thrombosis N/A N/A No information
Portal hypertension N/A N/A No information

Prevalence Statistics for Vein disorders

Prevalance of Vein disorders:

As many as 60% of all American women and men suffer from some form of vein disorder, but women are more affected -- up to 50% overall. (Source: excerpt from VARICOSE VEINS AND SPIDER VEINS: NWHIC)

Types of Vein disorders

For more information about types of Vein disorders, refer to our section on types of Vein disorders.

About prevalence:

The medical term 'prevalence' of Vein disorders usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Vein disorders at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Vein disorders is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.


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