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Statistics about Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial:

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Prevalance of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial: 10% of all cases of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis are familial, Genetics Home Reference website

Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 10 or 10.00% or 27.2 million people in USA [about data]

About statistics:

This page presents a variety of statistics about Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial. The term 'prevalence' of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial 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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