Prevalence and Incidence of Pregnancy


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About prevalence and incidence statistics: The term 'prevalence' of Pregnancy usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Pregnancy at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Pregnancy refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Pregnancy 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 Pregnancy: more than 4 million; 1 million adolescent U.S. females become pregnant every year
Incidence Rate: approx 1 in 68 or 1.47% or 4 million people in USA [about data]

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