Statistics about Brainerd diarrhea


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

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Brainerd diarrhea: (see also prevalence and incidence page for Brainerd diarrhea)
  Incidence (annual) of Brainerd diarrhea: estimated 5,000-8,000 patients (DBMD)
  Incidence Rate: approx 1 in 54,400 or 0.00% or 5,000 people in USA [about data]
  Prevalance of Brainerd diarrhea: An estimated 5,000-8,000 patients with chronic diarrhea clinically similar to Brainerd diarrhea are cared for by U.S. gastroenterologists each year. Approximately every 2 years, CDC investigates an outbreak of Brainerd diarrhea affecting 50-100 people. 1

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Brainerd Diarrhea: DBMD

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