Prevalence of vitiligo. Epidemiological survey on the Isle of Bornholm, Denmark.

@article{Howitz1977PrevalenceOV,
  title={Prevalence of vitiligo. Epidemiological survey on the Isle of Bornholm, Denmark.},
  author={J Howitz and H. Brodthagen and Michael E Schwartz and Kristian Thomsen},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={1977},
  volume={113 1},
  pages={47-52}
}
The prevalence of vitiligo was 0.38% in 47,033 people in a representative region in Denmark. Both sexes were equally affected. No significant difference was found in the distribution of 179 patients with vitiligo among five municipalities or between urban and rural districts. The age-specific prevalence increased from 0.09% under the age of 10 years to 0.90% in the age group 60 to 69 years. After the age of 70, the prevalence declined. This fall might reflect an increased incidence of vitiligo… CONTINUE READING

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