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Statistics about Carnitine transporter deficiency

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Carnitine transporter deficiency:

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Prevalance of Carnitine transporter deficiency: 1 per 40,000 newborns suffer from primary carnitine deficiency in Japan, Genetics Home Reference website

Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 40,000 or 0.00% or 6,800 people in USA [about data]

About statistics:

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