Gastroparesis epidemiology and demographics
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The age adjusted worldwide incidence of gastroparesis was approximately 2.8 for men and 9.8 for women per 100,000 person-years for year 1996-2006. The incidence of gastroparesis increases with age; with peak incidence of 10.5 per 100,000 for age greater than 60 years.The female to male ratio is approximately 4 to 1.
Epidemiology and Demographics
- The worldwide age adjusted incidence of gastroparesis was approximately 2.8 for men and 9.8 for women 100,000 person-years for year 1996-2006.
- The age-adjusted prevalence of gastroparesis is approximately 9.6 for men and 37.8 for women per 100,000 persons.
- Most recent studies have estimated prevalence of gastroparesis approaching nearly 2% of general population.
Case-fatality rate/Mortality rate
- Patients of all age groups may develop gastroparesis.
- The incidence of gastroparesis increases with age; with peak incidence of 10.5 per 100000 for age greater than 60 years.
- Mean age of women with gastroparesis is 45 years.
- There is no racial predilection to gastroparesis.
- Females are more commonly affected by gastroparesis than males.
- The female to male ratio is approximately 4 to 1.
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