Canterbury DHB

Context

The Incidence of DVT

Estimates based on five community studies. All reported incidences are similar to the results of the Worcester Study (Anderson et al. 1991).

 

Incidence per 100,000 population per year

DVT/PE All cases

107 (100-117)

First episode DVT/PE

71 (65-78)

First episode of DVT only

48 (43-54)

Recurrent DVT/PE

36 (32-40)

First episode of PE (with or without DVT)

23 (19-27)

Influence of age on incidence

Very rare before the age of 20 years rising to an incidence of 800 per 100,000 by the ninth decade.

About this Canterbury DHB document (5168):

Document Owner:

Mark Smith (see Who's Who)

Issue Date:

August 2016

Next Review:

August 2018

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Topic Code: 5168