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What's the worldwise incidence of neuro-immune ME?

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by willow, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. willow

    willow Senior Member

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    Sorry if this is an obvious question but searching only confused me.

    Anyhow, a healthy person I've been updating on XMRV etc has asked me and I'd like to give good info.

    Other stats welcome too.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    Firstly, it's important to get terminology correct.
    Incidence is the amount of people who become ill in any one year.
    But the figure that is usually looked for is prevalence: the amount of people ill at any one time.

    This issue was covered in this thread:
    http://www.forums.aboutmecfs.org/sh...-cfs-affects-17-million-worldwide-quot-source
     
  3. willow

    willow Senior Member

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    Thanks Dolphin
     

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