Table 2

Incidence and prevalence of NMOSD in populations of Caucasian ancestry

Study (reference)PopulationIncidence (95% CI) (per million per year)Prevalence (95% CI) (per 100 000)
Cabrera-Gómez et al 200924 Cuba0.44 (0.3 to 0.62)0.43 (0.29 to 0.61)
Asgari et al 201119 Denmark4 (3 to 5.4)4.41 (3.1 to 5.7)
Cossburn et al 201225 Wales1.96 (1.22 to 2.97)
Jacob et al 201326 Merseyside0.8 (0.3 to 1.6)0.72 (0.31 to 1.42)
Etemadifar et al 201427 Iran1.95 (1.62 to 2.23)
Kashipazha et al 201528 Iran0.8 (0.54 to 1.06)
Flanagan et al 201618*Olmstead0.7 (0 to 2.1)3.9 (0.8 to 7.1)
Present studyANZ0.37 (0.36 to 0.38)0.7 (0.66 to 0.74)
  • Results are as presented in original papers.

  • *Age and gender-adjusted figures.

  • ANZ, Australia and New Zealand.