Table 2

Estimated total numbers of cases, prevalence, and incidence of idiopathic cardiomyopathy in Japan (1998)

ClassificationEstimated total number in Japan95% CIEstimated crude prevalence (per 100000 population)Estimated crude incidence (per 100000 person-years)
CI, confidence interval; DCM, idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy; HCM, idiopathic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; RCH, idiopathic restrictive cardiomyopathy.
DCM1770016500 to 1880014.03.58
HCM2190020000 to 2320017.34.14
RCM300250 to 3500.20.06