TABLE 1

Newly registered patients# from across all of Japan and in Niigata Prefecture between 2006 and 2016

DistributionYear
20062007200820092010201120122013201420152016
All Japan
 Patients#3743505653398475838399
 Population ×106128128128127128127127127127127127
 Incidence per 106  population0.30.30.40.40.40.30.70.70.60.70.8
Niigata Prefecture
 Patients#38922450523
 Population ×1062.42.42.42.42.42.42.32.32.32.32.3
 Incidence per 106  population1.23.33.80.80.81.72.10.02.20.91.3

#: newly registered patients were those whose serum was newly diagnosed as positive for granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor autoantibody.