10.1% of Americans have some form of eczema.
Eczema Is on the Rise
The prevalence of childhood atopic dermatitis has increased from 8% to 15% since 1997.
80% of individuals affected by atopic dermatitis experience disease onset prior to 6 years of age.
Even when treatments are available, over 50% of adults with atopic dermatitis still face concerns about long-term use, and over 50% have found a treatment to be ineffective. 44% have discontinued prescribed medications for eczema.
Who It Affects
This disease affects male and female children similarly, but is more prevalent in adult women.
Source: The National Eczema Association