Epidemiology

In this section, find out about the prevalence and incidence, mortality and disease burden of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

Prevalence and incidence

IPF is a rare disease but its prevalence and incidence are increasing.

Mortality rates

Discover the mortality rates for patients with IPF.

Disease burden

IPF has a high burden both in terms of high medical costs and a negative effect on patients’ and their family’s quality of life.

 

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