Countries with the highest prevalence rates of multiple sclerosis as of 2015 (per 100,000 people)

MS prevalence rates worldwide by select country 2015 This statistic displays the countries with the highest rates of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world with as of 2015. During this year, there were 227 cases of MS per 100,000 people in the Denmark. People with northern European descent have the highest risk of developing MS. MS is a disease that damages nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord which disrupts the ability of the nervous system to communicate with the body.
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Cases per 100,000 people
Canada291
San Marino250
Denmark227
Sweden189
Hungary176
Cyprus175
United Kingdom164
Czech Republic160
Norway160
Germany149
Cases per 100,000 people
Canada291
San Marino250
Denmark227
Sweden189
Hungary176
Cyprus175
United Kingdom164
Czech Republic160
Norway160
Germany149
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This statistic displays the countries with the highest rates of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world with as of 2015. During this year, there were 227 cases of MS per 100,000 people in the Denmark. People with northern European descent have the highest risk of developing MS. MS is a disease that damages nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord which disrupts the ability of the nervous system to communicate with the body.
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Release date
March 2015
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2015
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