Prevalence and Incidence of Accidental death


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About prevalence and incidence statistics: The term 'prevalence' of Accidental death usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Accidental death at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Accidental death refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Accidental death 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.

Incidence (annual) of Accidental death: 93,592 annual cases in 2000 (CDC); 97,860 annual cases in 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
Incidence Rate: approx 1 in 2,906 or 0.03% or 93,591 people in USA [about data]

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