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. 1.01.1 Monk, Felicity (Jul 31, 2018). "The children left bed-bound by fatigue". The Wireless. New Zealand. Retrieved Aug 11, 2018. 
  2. anzmes01 (Dec 16, 2014). "Massey University is looking to recruit volunteers". ANZMES. Retrieved Aug 11, 2018. 
  3. "6,000+ Aucklanders suffer from this debilitating and misunderstood illness - Givealittle". givealittle.co.nz. Retrieved Aug 11, 2018. 

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome


The information provided at this site is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness.

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