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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Wrist conditions

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Wrist conditions

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)

Types of Wrist conditions

For more information about types of Wrist conditions, refer to our section on types of Wrist conditions.

About prevalence:

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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