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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders

The information below shows a list of types of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders, with information as to the prevalence of each of these types. Estimates of the people affected are calculated based on the available statistic.

Disease Prevalence Estimate US people estimate Statistic Used for Calculation
Dentatorubral Pallidoluysian Atrophy N/A N/A No information
Fragile-X Syndrome approx 1 in 16,000 or 0.01% or 17,000 people in USA 90,666 approximately 1 per 8,000 females suffer from fragile X syndrome, Genetics Home Reference website
Friedreich's ataxia N/A N/A No information
Huntington's Disease approx 1 in 33,333 or 0.00% or 8,160 people in USA 8,160 estimated 3-7 per 100,000 people of European ancestry suffer from Huntington disease, Genetics Home Reference website
Myotonic Dystrophy N/A N/A Type I myotonic dystrophy accounts for 98% of all cases of myotonic dystrophy, Genetics Home Reference website
Progressive Spinobulbar muscular atrophy N/A N/A No information
Spinocerebellar Ataxia N/A N/A No information

Types of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders

For more information about types of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders, refer to our section on types of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders.

About prevalence:

The medical term 'prevalence' of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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