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Table 1 Expert panel estimates used in prevalence calculations

From: Cost of illness of hyponatremia in the United States

Classification of hyponatremia patients Low High
Acute and symptomatic 1% 1%
Acute and asymptomatic 4% 4%
Chronic and symptomatic 20% 15%
Chronic and asymptomatic 75% 80%
  100% 100%
Percent of hyponatremia patients treated Low High
Acute and symptomatic 90% 100%
Acute and asymptomatic 90% 100%
Chronic and symptomatic 66% 85%
Chronic and asymptomatic 10% 20%
Of those treated, percent treated initially as inpatient Low High
Acute and symptomatic 65% 75%
Acute and asymptomatic 65% 75%
Chronic and symptomatic 40% 45%
Chronic and asymptomatic 70% 80%