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Statistics about Alkaptonuria

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Alkaptonuria:

See also prevalence and incidence page for Alkaptonuria

Prevalance of Alkaptonuria: 1 per 19,000 people suffer from alkaptonuria in parts of Slovakia, Genetics Home Reference website

Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 19,000 or 0.01% or 14,315 people in USA [about data]

Alkaptonuria: Rare Disease Status

Alkaptonuria is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)...more »

Alkaptonuria: Rare Disease Status

Alkaptonuria is listed as a "rare disease" by Ophanet, a consortium of European partners ...more »

About statistics:

This page presents a variety of statistics about Alkaptonuria. The term 'prevalence' of Alkaptonuria usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Alkaptonuria at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Alkaptonuria refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Alkaptonuria diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.


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