Statistics about Gastrointestinal Anthrax


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

Death and mortality statistics for Gastrointestinal Anthrax:
  Deaths from Gastrointestinal Anthrax: Intestinal anthrax results in death in 25% to 60% of cases. 1
  Mortality rate: Intestinal anthrax results in death in 25% to 60% of cases. 2

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Anthrax General: DBMD
2. excerpt from Anthrax: NWHIC

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