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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

The information below shows a list of types of Spinal Muscular Atrophy, 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
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (overall) approx 1 in 6,000 or 0.02% or 45,333 people in USA 45,333 1 per 6,000 - 10,000 people suffer from spinal muscular atrophy, 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
Kennedy syndrome N/A N/A No information
Congenital SMA with arthrogryposis N/A N/A rare
Adult Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) N/A N/A No information
Chronic spinal muscular atrophy N/A N/A No information

Prevalence Statistics for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Prevalance of Spinal Muscular Atrophy:

1 per 6,000 - 10,000 people suffer from spinal muscular atrophy, Genetics Home Reference website


Prevalance Rate:

approx 1 in 6,000 or 0.02% or 45,333 people in USA [about data]

Types of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

For more information about types of Spinal Muscular Atrophy, refer to our section on types of Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

About prevalence:

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

 

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