Prevalence rates in the general adult population are likely to be between 2% and 4%; about 7% of people with asthma also have chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps. Nasal polyps are thought to be present in 19% to 36% of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis, which in turn affects 14% to 16% of the US population at some stage, according to the National Health Interview Survey.
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