Basic Summary for Gastritis


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Main name of condition: Gastritis


What is Gastritis?
  Brief description of Gastritis: Inflammation of the stomach lining
  Parent types of Gastritis: Stomach Conditions
  Organs Affected by Gastritis: stomach
  Types of Gastritis: Duodenitis, Acute stress gastritis, Chronic erosive gastritis, Chronic non-erosive gastritis
How many people get Gastritis?
  Prevalance of Gastritis: 2.7 million people in the USA 1988 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
  Prevalance Rate of Gastritis: approx 1 in 100 or 0.99% or 2.7 million people in USA [about data]
  Incidence (annual) of Gastritis: 313,000 new cases in the USA 1975 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
  Incidence Rate of Gastritis: approx 1 in 869 or 0.12% or 313,000 people in USA [about data]
  Prevalance of Gastritis: Gastritis: 2.7 million people (1988)1
  Incidence of Gastritis: Gastritis: 313,000 new cases (1975)1
How serious is Gastritis?
  Deaths for Gastritis: 703 deaths in the USA 1980s (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
  Complications of Gastritis: see complications of Gastritis
What causes Gastritis?
  Causes of Gastritis: see causes of Gastritis
  Risk factors for Gastritis: see risk factors for Gastritis
What are the symptoms of Gastritis?
  Symptoms of Gastritis: see symptoms of Gastritis
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Gastritis: see treatments for Gastritis
  Prevention of Gastritis: see prevention of Gastritis
Society issues for Gastritis
  Hospitalization statistics for Gastritis: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Gastritis:
  • 0.65% (83,242) of hospital consultant episodes were for gastritis and duodenitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 85% of hospital consultant episodes for gastritis and duodenitis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 49% of hospital consultant episodes for gastritis and duodenitis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 51% of hospital consultant episodes for gastritis and duodenitis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 17% of hospital consultant episodes for gastritis and duodenitis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6.4 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for gastritis and duodenitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for gastritis and duodenitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 56 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for gastritis and duodenitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 48% of hospital consultant episodes for gastritis and duodenitis occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 21% of hospital consultant episodes for gastritis and duodenitis occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 69% of hospital consultant episodes for gastritis and duodenitis were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.18% (94,063) of hospital bed days were for gastritis and duodenitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • Hospitalization statistics in Australia:
    • Hospitalisations for gastritis and duodenitis at public hospitals occurred in 7.8 people per 10,000 population in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
  • Hospitalization statistics in Australia for public hospitals:
    • 0.17% (37) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in males under 1 year old in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 0.65% (138) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in males aged 1 to 4 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 1.34% (286) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in males aged 5 to 14 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 4.9% (1,051) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in males aged 15 to 24 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 10.45% (2,237) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in males aged 25 to 34 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 15.26% (3,267) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in males aged 35 to 44 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 18.87% (4,039) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in males aged 45 to 54 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 18.68% (3,999) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in males aged 55 to 64 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 17.23% (3,687) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in males aged 65 to 74 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 11% (2,284) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in males aged 75 to 84 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 1.77% (378) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in males aged over 85 in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
  • Hospitalization statistics in Australia for public hospitals:
    • 0.134% (36) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in females under 1 year old in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 0.53% (142) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in females aged 1 to 4 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 1.06% (284) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in females aged 5 to 14 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 5% (1,340) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in females aged 15 to 24 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 8.71% (2,336) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in females aged 25 to 34 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 14.4% (3,863) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in females aged 35 to 44 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 20.01% (5,365) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in females aged 45 to 54 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 19.52% (5,233) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in females aged 55 to 64 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 16.34% (4,380) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in females aged 65 to 74 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 11.62% (3,115) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in females aged 75 to 84 years in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 2.68% (718) of hospital episodes for gastritis and duodenitis in public hospitals occurred in females aged over 85 in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)

  Hospitalizations for Gastritis: Gastritis: 600 (1980's)1
  Physician office visits for Gastritis: 3 million in the USA 1980s (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
  Physician office visits for Gastritis: 3 million (1980's)1
  Prescriptions for Gastritis: 2 million in the USA 1985 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
  Prescriptions for Gastritis: 2 million (1985)1
  Disability from Gastritis: 34,000 people in the USA 1983-87 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
  Disability from Gastritis: 34,000 people (1983-87)1

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Digestive Diseases Statistics: NIDDK

Last revision: Oct 28, 2003

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