Statistical Overview About Small Intestine Diseases
Statistics of Small intestine Diseases:
- Infections, inflammation, tumors, and malabsorption disorders are all common causes of small intestine diseases in India. Some of the most prevalent small intestine diseases in India include:
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS): IBS affects about 5-20% of the Indian population, with women being more affected than men.
- Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are the two main types of IBD, which affect an estimated 1 in 250 people in India.
- Celiac disease: This autoimmune disorder affects an estimated 1 in 266 people in India, though many cases go undiagnosed.
- Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO): SIBO is a condition in which bacteria overgrow in the small intestine, causing a variety of symptoms such as abdominal pain, bloating, and diarrhea.
- Intestinal infections caused by bacteria, viruses, and parasites are common in India, especially in areas with poor sanitation.