Housebound and bed-ridden patients: 25 percent
Countries with the highest prevalence of CFS (cases per 100,000 population): Italy (9,500); Hong Kong (3,000); Iceland (1,400)
All figures are estimates. Sources: U.S. Centers for Disease Control; Institute of Medicine, National Institutes of Health; Jason, L. et al, DePaul University, CFIDS Chronicle, 2005-2006, "The Face of CFS in the U.S.," and citations therein: Lee et al, (2000); Conti et al (1994); Lindal, Stefansson & Bergmann, (2002)
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