ITP in Adults
Adults with ITP more commonly progress to have the chronic form of the disease. There are more women with the disease in the 30 to 60-year age group; however it’s relatively equal across the other age groups.
ITP is 10 times more common than Haemophilia.
The number of new people diagnosed with ITP in Australia is 3.3 per 100,000 – or approximately 800 cases in Australia per year.
The number of people with ITP at any given time in Australia is 9.5 per 100,000 – or approximately 2,375 Australians.