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Table 2 Prevalence, incidence, mortality and fatality rates by nosological group

From: A population-based registry as a source of health indicators for rare diseases: the ten-year experience of the Veneto Region’s rare diseases registry

GROUPS OF DISEASES (ICD9-CM) Prevalence per 10,000 Incidence per 10,000 Mortality per 100,000 Fatality per 1,000
Infectious and parasitic diseases 0.05 0.002 - -
Neoplasms 1.37 0.103 0.24 3.90
Endocrine disorders 1.05 0.132 0.13 2.25
Disorders of amino-acid transport and metabolism 0.61 0.041 0.27 8.64
Disorders of carbohydrate transport and metabolism 0.22 0.027 0.03 2.14
Disorders of lipoid metabolism 0.22 0.025 0.13 10.13
Disorders of mineral metabolism 1.65 0.213 0.21 2.51
Disorders of plasma protein metabolism 0.06 0.002 0.16 38.99
Metabolic disorders (others) 0.19 0.021 0.21 19.52
Immunity disorders 1.23 0.118 0.24 3.30
Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs 4.83 0.445 1.18 4.21
Central nervous system disorders 1.79 0.176 5.64 71.36
Peripheral nervous system disorders 1.72 0.223 0.77 8.68
Disorders of the eye and adnexa 4.47 0.759 0.45 2.12
Diseases of the circulatory system 1.12 0.103 0.59 14.06
Diseases of the digestive system 0.63 0.070 0.21 6.03
Diseases of the genitourinary system 0.19 0.037 0.05 8.40
Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue 1.20 0.215 0.85 19.11
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2.76 0.250 0.61 3.98
Congenital anomalies 5.45 0.621 0.96 3.21
Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period 0.03 0.002 0.05 19.36
  1. Veneto Region’s rare diseases registry.