New Zealand

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New Zealand

Demographics[edit | edit source]

It is estimated that there are around 20,000 people with ME/CFS in New Zealand,[1] with a significant estimated economic cost of $30,000 – $40,000/year/affected family.[2] This represents a prevalence of 0.45% of the population.

Auckland, the largest and most populous area in New Zealand, has an estimated 6000 people living with ME/CFS.[3]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Monk, Felicity (July 31, 2018). "The children left bed-bound by fatigue". The Wireless. New Zealand. Retrieved August 11, 2018.
  2. anzmes01 (December 16, 2014). "Massey University is looking to recruit volunteers". ANZMES. Retrieved August 11, 2018.
  3. "6,000+ Aucklanders suffer from this debilitating and misunderstood illness - Givealittle". Retrieved August 11, 2018.