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Death Statistics for Types of Autosomal Genetic Diseases

Deaths and Autosomal Genetic Diseases:

This section presents information about the death rate statistics for the various types of Autosomal Genetic Diseases.

Death Statistics for Types of Autosomal Genetic Diseases

Disease

Death Rate Estimate

US deaths estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Autosomal Dominant Genetic Diseases N/A N/A No information
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease N/A N/A 540,000 Americans approximately (90% of PKD)
Machado-Joseph Disease N/A N/A rare
Marfan syndrome N/A N/A 1 per 5,000 people are affected by Marfan syndrome worldwide, Genetics Home Reference website
MODY diabetes N/A N/A No information
Otosclerosis N/A N/A as many as 10% of Caucasians have the condition but most do not get symptoms; about 1 in 100 cases actually lose hearing from otosclerosis
Autosomal Recessive Genetic Diseases N/A N/A No information
Alpers Syndrome N/A N/A rare
Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease N/A N/A estimated 1 per 20,000 - 40,000 people suffer from the autosomal recessive type of polycystic kidney disease, Genetics Home Reference website
Cystic Fibrosis approx 1 in 31,000 or 0.00% or 8,774 people in USA 1 per 31,000 Asian American newborns suffer from cystic fibrosis in the US, genetics Home Reference website 1 per 31,000 Asian American newborns suffer from cystic fibrosis in the US, genetics Home Reference website
Sickle Cell Anemia approx 1 in 1,000 or 0.10% or 272,000 people in USA estimated 1 per 1,000 Hispanic Americans are affected by sickle cell disease in the US, Genetics Home Reference website estimated 1 per 1,000 Hispanic Americans are affected by sickle cell disease in the US, Genetics Home Reference website
Spinal Muscular Atrophy type I N/A N/A No information
Spinal Muscular Atrophy type II N/A N/A No information
Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III N/A N/A No information
Tay Sachs N/A N/A No information
Thalassemia approx 1 in 272,000 or 0.00% or 1,000 people in USA 1,000 people with Cooley's anemia (NHLBI) 1,000 people with Cooley's anemia (NHLBI)
Usher Syndrome N/A N/A 16,000 Americans

Types of Autosomal Genetic Diseases

For more information about types of Autosomal Genetic Diseases, refer to our section on types of Autosomal Genetic Diseases. See also more information on death information for Autosomal Genetic Diseases.

 

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