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Acne Statistics – Papule, Pustule, Nodule

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Acne Statistics Data
Number of Americans who have active acne 60,000,000
Number of Americans who have acne badly enough to cause scars 20,000,000
Percent of people who experience acne at some point in their lives 85 %
Percent of adults who have active acne 20 %
Total annual spending in the U.S. on acne treatment $3,020,000,000
Percent of acne sufferers who believe there is a cure 96 %
Average age that acne breakouts peak 15.5
Percent of adult acne cases that occur in women 80 %
Most Common Location Where Acne Develops Percent of All Cases
Face 99 %
Back 60 %
Chest 15 %
What People Do About Acne Percent
Do nothing about it 40 %
Use over the counter products 30 %
Go to a skin care center 20 %
Seek a Physician 10 %
How People With Acne Feel Percent
Percent of said acne prevented them from participating in social events 31 %
Percent who said acne created self esteem issues 46 %
Percent of acne suffers that have felt depressed 92 %
Percent of acne suffers that have felt suicidal 14 %
  Top Acne Prescription Treatments by Annual Sales Annual Sales
1 Isotretinoin (Accutane) $1,200,000,000
2 Oral Contraceptives (Birth Control Pills like Ortho Tri-Cyclen) $421,000,000
3 Oral Antibiotics (Vibramycin) $150,000,000
4 Dapsone (Aczone) $140,000,000
5 Spironolactone $118,000,000
6 Adapalene (Differin) $91,000,000
7 Tazarotene (Tazorac) $90,000,000
8 Tretinoin (Retin-A) $88,000,000
9 Azelaic Acid (Azelex) $85,000,000
10 Benzoyl Peroxide (Benzac AC) $45,000,000
11 Clindamycin (Cleocin T) $70,000,000
12 Erythromycin (Benzamycin) $70,000,000
13 Sodium Sulfacetamide (Klaron) $19,000,000
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Society for Investigative Dermatology and the American Academy of Dermatology Association, Statistic Brain Research Institute
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 6, 2016

Acne Statistics – Papule, Pustule, Nodule

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