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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Recessive Genetic Diseases

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Recessive Genetic Diseases

The information below shows a list of types of Recessive Genetic Diseases, 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
Autosomal Recessive Genetic Diseases N/A N/A No information
Alpers Syndrome N/A N/A rare
Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease approx 1 in 20,000 or 0.00% or 13,600 people in USA 13,599 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 8,774 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 544,000 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 1,000 people with Cooley's anemia (NHLBI)
Usher Syndrome approx 1 in 17,000 or 0.01% or 16,000 people in USA 16,000 16,000 Americans
X-linked Recessive Genetic Diseases N/A N/A No information
Becker Muscular Dystrophy N/A N/A No information
Deuteranopia approx 1 in 100 or 1.00% or 2.7 million people in USA 2,720,000 about 1% of white males
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 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
Hemophilia approx 1 in 13,600 or 0.01% or 20,000 people in USA 20,000 20,000 people in the United States (NHLBI)
Progressive Spinobulbar muscular atrophy N/A N/A No information
Protanopia approx 1 in 100 or 1.00% or 2.7 million people in USA 2,720,000 about 1% of white males
Red-green color blindness approx 1 in 20 or 5.00% or 13.6 million people in USA 13,600,000 about 10% of males
Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome N/A N/A No information
X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia approx 1 in 100,000 or 0.00% or 2,720 people in USA 2,720 1-in-100,000

Types of Recessive Genetic Diseases

For more information about types of Recessive Genetic Diseases, refer to our section on types of Recessive Genetic Diseases.

About prevalence:

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

 

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