Statistics by Country for Cushing's syndrome


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About these extrapolations of prevalence and incidence statistics for Cushing's syndrome: These statistics are calculated extrapolations of various prevalence or incidence rates against the populations of a particular country or region. The statistics used for prevalence/incidence of Cushing's syndrome are typically based on US, UK, Canadian or Australian statistics. This extrapolation calculation is automated and does not take into account any genetic, cultural, environmental, social, racial or other differences across the various countries and regions for which the extrapolated Cushing's syndrome statistics below refer to. As such, these extrapolations may be highly inaccurate (especially for developing or third-world countries) and only give a general indication (or even a meaningless indication) as to the actual prevalence or incidence of Cushing's syndrome in that region.

About prevalence and incidence statistics in general for Cushing's syndrome: The word 'prevalence' of Cushing's syndrome usually means the estimated population of people who are managing Cushing's syndrome at any given time (i.e. people with Cushing's syndrome). The term 'incidence' of Cushing's syndrome means the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Cushing's syndrome diagnosed each year (i.e. getting Cushing's syndrome). Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short 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.



Prevalance of Cushing's syndrome: 2-5 per million (NIDCD); 10 per million; 10-15 per million
Prevalance Rate for Cushing's syndrome: approx 1 in 500,000 or 0.00% or 543 people in USA [about data]
Extrapolation of Prevalence Rate of Cushing's syndrome to Countries and Regions: The following table attempts to extrapolate the above prevalence rate for Cushing's syndrome to the populations of various countries and regions. As discussed above, these prevalence extrapolations for Cushing's syndrome are only estimates and may have limited relevance to the actual prevalence of Cushing's syndrome in any region:

Country/Region Extrapolated Prevalence Population Estimated Used
Cushing's syndrome in North America (Extrapolated Statistics)
USA 587 293,655,4051
Canada 65 32,507,8742
Cushing's syndrome in Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Austria 16 8,174,7622
Belgium 20 10,348,2762
Britain (United Kingdom) 120 60,270,708 for UK2
Czech Republic 2 1,0246,1782
Denmark 10 5,413,3922
Finland 10 5,214,5122
France 120 60,424,2132
Greece 21 10,647,5292
Germany 164 82,424,6092
Iceland 0 293,9662
Hungary 20 10,032,3752
Liechtenstein 0 33,4362
Ireland 7 3,969,5582
Italy 116 58,057,4772
Luxembourg 0 462,6902
Monaco 0 32,2702
Netherlands (Holland) 32 16,318,1992
Poland 77 38,626,3492
Portugal 21 10,524,1452
Spain 80 40,280,7802
Sweden 17 8,986,4002
Switzerland 14 7,450,8672
United Kingdom 120 60,270,7082
Wales 5 2,918,0002
Cushing's syndrome in the Balkans (Extrapolated Statistics)
Albania 7 3,544,8082
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 407,6082
Croatia 8 4,496,8692
Macedonia 4 2,040,0852
Serbia and Montenegro 21 10,825,9002
Cushing's syndrome in Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Bangladesh 282 141,340,4762
Bhutan 4 2,185,5692
China 2,597 1,298,847,6242
East Timor 2 1,019,2522
Hong Kong s.a.r. 13 6,855,1252
India 2,130 1,065,070,6072
Indonesia 476 238,452,9522
Japan 254 127,333,0022
Laos 12 6,068,1172
Macau s.a.r. 0 445,2862
Malaysia 47 23,522,4822
Mongolia 5 2,751,3142
Philippines 172 86,241,6972
Papua New Guinea 10 5,420,2802
Vietnam 165 82,662,8002
Singapore 8 4,353,8932
Pakistan 318 159,196,3362
North Korea 45 22,697,5532
South Korea 96 48,233,7602
Sri Lanka 39 19,905,1652
Taiwan 45 22,749,8382
Thailand 129 64,865,5232
Cushing's syndrome in Eastern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Azerbaijan 15 7,868,3852
Belarus 20 10,310,5202
Bulgaria 15 7,517,9732
Estonia 2 1,341,6642
Georgia 9 4,693,8922
Kazakhstan 30 15,143,7042
Latvia 4 2,306,3062
Lithuania 7 3,607,8992
Romania 44 22,355,5512
Russia 287 143,974,0592
Slovakia 10 5,423,5672
Slovenia 4 2,011,473 2
Tajikistan 14 7,011,556 2
Ukraine 95 47,732,0792
Uzbekistan 52 26,410,4162
Cushing's syndrome in Australasia and Southern Pacific (Extrapolated Statistics)
Australia 39 19,913,1442
New Zealand 7 3,993,8172
Cushing's syndrome in the Middle East (Extrapolated Statistics)
Afghanistan 57 28,513,6772
Egypt 152 76,117,4212
Gaza strip 2 1,324,9912
Iran 135 67,503,2052
Iraq 50 25,374,6912
Israel 12 6,199,0082
Jordan 11 5,611,2022
Kuwait 4 2,257,5492
Lebanon 7 3,777,2182
Libya 11 5,631,5852
Saudi Arabia 51 25,795,9382
Syria 36 18,016,8742
Turkey 137 68,893,9182
United Arab Emirates 5 2,523,9152
West Bank 4 2,311,2042
Yemen 40 20,024,8672
Cushing's syndrome in South America (Extrapolated Statistics)
Belize 0 272,9452
Brazil 368 184,101,1092
Chile 31 15,823,9572
Colombia 84 42,310,7752
Guatemala 28 14,280,5962
Mexico 209 104,959,5942
Nicaragua 10 5,359,7592
Paraguay 12 6,191,3682
Peru 55 27,544,3052
Puerto Rico 7 3,897,9602
Venezuela 50 25,017,3872
Cushing's syndrome in Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Angola 21 10,978,5522
Botswana 3 1,639,2312
Central African Republic 7 3,742,4822
Chad 19 9,538,5442
Congo Brazzaville 5 2,998,0402
Congo kinshasa 116 58,317,0302
Ethiopia 142 71,336,5712
Ghana 41 20,757,0322
Kenya 65 32,982,1092
Liberia 6 3,390,6352
Niger 22 11,360,5382
Nigeria 35 12,5750,3562
Rwanda 16 8,238,6732
Senegal 21 10,852,1472
Sierra leone 11 5,883,8892
Somalia 16 8,304,6012
Sudan 78 39,148,1622
South Africa 88 44,448,4702
Swaziland 2 1,169,2412
Tanzania 72 36,070,7992
Uganda 52 26,390,2582
Zambia 22 11,025,6902
Zimbabwe 7 1,2671,8602


Incidence (annual) of Cushing's syndrome: estimated 10 to 15 per million people develop Cushing’s syndrome each year in the US (NIDDK, NIH, 2002)
Incidence Rate for Cushing's syndrome: approx 1 in 100,000 or 0.00% or 2,720 people in USA [about data]
Extrapolation of Incidence Rate for Cushing's syndrome to Countries and Regions: The following table attempts to extrapolate the above incidence rate for Cushing's syndrome to the populations of various countries and regions. As discussed above, these incidence extrapolations for Cushing's syndrome are only estimates and may have limited relevance to the actual incidence of Cushing's syndrome in any region:

Country/Region Extrapolated Incidence Population Estimated Used
Cushing's syndrome in North America (Extrapolated Statistics)
USA 2,936 293,655,4051
Canada 325 32,507,8742
Cushing's syndrome in Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Austria 81 8,174,7622
Belgium 103 10,348,2762
Britain (United Kingdom) 602 60,270,708 for UK2
Czech Republic 12 1,0246,1782
Denmark 54 5,413,3922
Finland 52 5,214,5122
France 604 60,424,2132
Greece 106 10,647,5292
Germany 824 82,424,6092
Iceland 2 293,9662
Hungary 100 10,032,3752
Liechtenstein 0 33,4362
Ireland 39 3,969,5582
Italy 580 58,057,4772
Luxembourg 4 462,6902
Monaco 0 32,2702
Netherlands (Holland) 163 16,318,1992
Poland 386 38,626,3492
Portugal 105 10,524,1452
Spain 402 40,280,7802
Sweden 89 8,986,4002
Switzerland 74 7,450,8672
United Kingdom 602 60,270,7082
Wales 29 2,918,0002
Cushing's syndrome in the Balkans (Extrapolated Statistics)
Albania 35 3,544,8082
Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 407,6082
Croatia 44 4,496,8692
Macedonia 20 2,040,0852
Serbia and Montenegro 108 10,825,9002
Cushing's syndrome in Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Bangladesh 1,413 141,340,4762
Bhutan 21 2,185,5692
China 12,988 1,298,847,6242
East Timor 10 1,019,2522
Hong Kong s.a.r. 68 6,855,1252
India 10,650 1,065,070,6072
Indonesia 2,384 238,452,9522
Japan 1,273 127,333,0022
Laos 60 6,068,1172
Macau s.a.r. 4 445,2862
Malaysia 235 23,522,4822
Mongolia 27 2,751,3142
Philippines 862 86,241,6972
Papua New Guinea 54 5,420,2802
Vietnam 826 82,662,8002
Singapore 43 4,353,8932
Pakistan 1,591 159,196,3362
North Korea 226 22,697,5532
South Korea 482 48,233,7602
Sri Lanka 199 19,905,1652
Taiwan 227 22,749,8382
Thailand 648 64,865,5232
Cushing's syndrome in Eastern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Azerbaijan 78 7,868,3852
Belarus 103 10,310,5202
Bulgaria 75 7,517,9732
Estonia 13 1,341,6642
Georgia 46 4,693,8922
Kazakhstan 151 15,143,7042
Latvia 23 2,306,3062
Lithuania 36 3,607,8992
Romania 223 22,355,5512
Russia 1,439 143,974,0592
Slovakia 54 5,423,5672
Slovenia 20 2,011,473 2
Tajikistan 70 7,011,556 2
Ukraine 477 47,732,0792
Uzbekistan 264 26,410,4162
Cushing's syndrome in Australasia and Southern Pacific (Extrapolated Statistics)
Australia 199 19,913,1442
New Zealand 39 3,993,8172
Cushing's syndrome in the Middle East (Extrapolated Statistics)
Afghanistan 285 28,513,6772
Egypt 761 76,117,4212
Gaza strip 13 1,324,9912
Iran 675 67,503,2052
Iraq 253 25,374,6912
Israel 61 6,199,0082
Jordan 56 5,611,2022
Kuwait 22 2,257,5492
Lebanon 37 3,777,2182
Libya 56 5,631,5852
Saudi Arabia 257 25,795,9382
Syria 180 18,016,8742
Turkey 688 68,893,9182
United Arab Emirates 25 2,523,9152
West Bank 23 2,311,2042
Yemen 200 20,024,8672
Cushing's syndrome in South America (Extrapolated Statistics)
Belize 2 272,9452
Brazil 1,841 184,101,1092
Chile 158 15,823,9572
Colombia 423 42,310,7752
Guatemala 142 14,280,5962
Mexico 1,049 104,959,5942
Nicaragua 53 5,359,7592
Paraguay 61 6,191,3682
Peru 275 27,544,3052
Puerto Rico 38 3,897,9602
Venezuela 250 25,017,3872
Cushing's syndrome in Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Angola 109 10,978,5522
Botswana 16 1,639,2312
Central African Republic 37 3,742,4822
Chad 95 9,538,5442
Congo Brazzaville 29 2,998,0402
Congo kinshasa 583 58,317,0302
Ethiopia 713 71,336,5712
Ghana 207 20,757,0322
Kenya 329 32,982,1092
Liberia 33 3,390,6352
Niger 113 11,360,5382
Nigeria 177 12,5750,3562
Rwanda 82 8,238,6732
Senegal 108 10,852,1472
Sierra leone 58 5,883,8892
Somalia 83 8,304,6012
Sudan 391 39,148,1622
South Africa 444 44,448,4702
Swaziland 11 1,169,2412
Tanzania 360 36,070,7992
Uganda 263 26,390,2582
Zambia 110 11,025,6902
Zimbabwe 36 1,2671,8602



Footnotes:
1. US Census Bureau, Population Estimates, 2004
2. US Census Bureau, International Data Base, 2004

Last revision: May 26, 2003

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