Mar 01,2017

Calculations: April is Rosacea Awareness Month

>2 million: Number of Canadians with the chronic, inflammatory skin condition (source)

30-50: Age at which people most often develop rosacea (source)

4: Number of main subtypes of rosacea: flushing and facial redness, facial redness and pimples, skin thickening, and irritated eyes (source)

10->60: Number of minutes those with rosacea can feel deep flushing, when their skin feels burning hot, stings or itches (source)

30%: Percentage of those with rosacea who have a family history of the condition (source)

75%: Percentage of rosacea patients who report low self-esteem (source)

5: Number of times greater the risk that those with rosacea will develop depression than the general population (source)

57%: Percentage of those with rosacea who reported being stared at and that rude comments or jokes had been made about their appearance (source)

2/3: Proportion of those with severe rosacea who reported that the condition affected their professional interactions (source)

1/3: Proportion of those with severe rosacea who reported cancelling or postponing business meetings (source)

28%: Percentage of people with severe rosacea who reported the condition might have negatively influenced their chances of a promotion (source)

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