1 in 2,930,000
The odds a person will be diagnosed with leprosy in a year are 1 in 2,930,000 (US, 2007).
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [Summary of notifiable diseases—United States, 2007]. Published July 9, 2009 for MMWR 2007;56(No. 53):[inclusive page numbers].
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