Statistics about African Sleeping sickness


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

Society statistics for African Sleeping sickness
  Hospitalization statistics for African Sleeping sickness: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and African Sleeping sickness:
  • 0% (1) of hospital consultant episodes were for African trypanosomiasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for African trypanosomiasis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for African trypanosomiasis were men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for African trypanosomiasis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for African trypanosomiasis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 22 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for African trypanosomiasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 22 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for African trypanosomiasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for African trypanosomiasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for African trypanosomiasis occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for African trypanosomiasis occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for African trypanosomiasis were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% (23) of hospital bed days were for African trypanosomiasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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