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The information below shows a list of types of Wrist conditions, 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|
|Wrist fracture||N/A||N/A||No information|
|Wrist sprain||N/A||N/A||No information|
|Wrist injury||N/A||N/A||No information|
|Carpal tunnel syndrome||N/A||N/A||No information|
|Arthritis||approx 1 in 7 or 13.60% or 37 million people in USA||37,000,000||37 million Americans (NIAMS)|
|Rheumatoid arthritis||approx 1 in 108 or 0.92% or 2.5 million people in USA||2,499,999||2.5 million Americans (NWHIC); 1% of US population (NIAMS)|
|Ganglion cyst||N/A||N/A||No information|
|Gout||approx 1 in 363 or 0.28% or 748,000 people in USA||748,000||275 per 100,000 people (NIAMS)|
For more information about types of Wrist conditions, refer to our section on types of Wrist conditions.
The medical term 'prevalence' of Wrist conditions usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Wrist conditions at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Wrist conditions is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.
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