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Multiple Sclerosis Statistics

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Multiple Sclerosis StatisticsData
Total number of people worldwide with multiple sclerosis2.5 million
Number of people in the US with multiple sclerosis400,000
Average age of clinical onset30-33
Average age of diagnosis37
Percent of cases diagnosed after the age of 5010 %
Percent of patients who survive 20+ years after onset80 %
Average lifetime cost of treatment$1.2 million
US prevalence above the 37th parallel125 / 100,000
US prevalence below the 37th parallel65 / 100,000
Ratio of multiple sclerosis in women and men1 women to 7 men
Stage of DiagnosisPercent Diagnosed
Percent diagnosed in the first stage85 %
Percent diagnosed in the second stage10 %
Percent diagnosed in the last stage5 %
Countries with the most deaths from multiple sclerosisDeaths
United States2,844
Germany917
Poland457
Canada415
Brazil282
Netherlands197
Spain177
Mexico153
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Sources: Public Health Department
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: October 24, 2016

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