11 Statistics on Liver Disease & Pancreatitis in the U.S.

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Here are 11 statistics on the prevalence, care and mortality associated with liver disease and pancreatitis in the U.S., according to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse Digestive Disease Statistics for the United States report.

Liver disease

•    Prevalence: 3 million people (2011)
•    Ambulatory care visits: 635,000 (2009)
•    Liver transplants: 6,342 (2011)
•    Hospitalizations: 1.2 million (2010)
•    Prescriptions: 731,000 (2004)
•    Mortality: 42,923 deaths (2010)

Pancreatitis

•    Prevalence: 1.1 million people (1998)
•    Ambulatory care visits: 881,000 (2009)
•    Hospitalizations: 553,000 (2010)
•    Prescriptions: 766,000 (2004)
•    Mortality: 3,413 deaths (2010)

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