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seibertneurolyme
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Thanks to Betty G for posting this on MDJunction.

Many of you have seen the 300,000 number regarding annual lyme cases. But somehow I missed the survey that was partially the reason for updating that number from the previous number of 30,000.


Here is a very well thought out blog post that interprets the data.

For the actual study -- click on the phrase "one of the studies" in the article. I can't seem to find a direct link to post.

http://www.spirochicks.com/2014/02/cdcs-survey-results-on-self-reported.html

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I am wondering how many people were included in these three studies. N=?
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The link to the actual studies under the results section answers that question.

2009 -- 73 % responded (4728/6504)

2011 -- 69 % responded (4050/5868)

2012 -- 80 % responded (3503/4371)

So a total of 12,281 responded.

The thing that really amazed me was that none of the people surveyed reported receiving IV antibiotics or other alternative treatments.

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