Statistics about Gall Bladder Cancer


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About statistics: This page presents a variety of statistics about Gall Bladder Cancer. The term 'prevalence' of Gall Bladder Cancer usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Gall Bladder Cancer at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Gall Bladder Cancer refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Gall Bladder Cancer 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 Gall Bladder Cancer: (see also prevalence and incidence page for Gall Bladder Cancer)
  Incidence (annual) of Gall Bladder Cancer: 7,100 annual cases (SEER 2002 estimate: gallbladder and other biliary)
  Incidence Rate: approx 1 in 38,309 or 0.00% or 7,100 people in USA [about data]
  Incidence statistics about Gall Bladder Cancer: The following statistics relate to the incidence of Gall Bladder Cancer:
  • 6,950 new cases for gall bladder/biliary cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 2,960 new male cases for gall bladder/biliary cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 3,990 new female cases for gall bladder/biliary cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)

Death and mortality statistics for Gall Bladder Cancer:
  Deaths from Gall Bladder Cancer: 3,540 estimated deaths for gall bladder/biliary cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  Death statistics for Gall Bladder Cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Gall Bladder Cancer:
  • 1,290 estimated male deaths for gall bladder/biliary cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 2,250 estimated female deaths for gall bladder/biliary cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)

Society statistics for Gall Bladder Cancer
  Hospitalization statistics for Gall Bladder Cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Gall Bladder Cancer:
  • 0.008% (1,010) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of gallbladder in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 84% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of gallbladder required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 33% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of gallbladder were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 67% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of gallbladder were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 31% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of gallbladder required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 12.1 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of gallbladder in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 7 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of gallbladder in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 66 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for malignant neoplasm of gallbladder in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 30% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of gallbladder occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 28% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of gallbladder occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 28% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of gallbladder were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.013% (7,004) of hospital bed days were for malignant neoplasm of gallbladder in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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