incidence and prevalence

Incidence and prevalence of neurological conditions in the South-West
(extrapolated figures from those cited in Annex 4 of the NSF)


Condition

Incidence
(new cases per year per 100,000 of population)

Prevalence
(cases per 100,000 of population)
Approximate total numbers
(1)
Multiple sclerosis 3-7 163
(figures revised 2009)
9000
Motor Neurone Disease 2 7 350
Progressive Supra-nuclear palsy (2) 6 300
Parkinson's Disease 17 200 10000
Traumatic brain injury leading to long-term problems 175 1200 60000
Cerebral palsy n/k 186
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder n/k 40 2000
Dystonia n/k 65 3250
Early-onset dementia n/k n/k n/k
Epilepsy 24-58 430-1000 2350-5000
Encephalitis - - -
Essential tremor n/k 850 42500
Huntingdon's disease n/k 13.5 675
Migraine 400 15000 750000
Muscular dystrophy n/k 50 2500
Post-polio syndrome n/k 200 10000
Spinal cord injury 2 n/k n/k
Spina bifida and congenital hydrocephalus n/k 24 1200
Young onset stroke 55 n/k n/k