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Prevalence Statistics for Types of X-linked Genetic Diseases

Prevalence Statistics for Types of X-linked Genetic Diseases

The information below shows a list of types of X-linked 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
X-linked Dominant Genetic Diseases N/A N/A No information
Coffin-Lowry syndrome approx 1 in 14,285 or 0.01% or 19,040 people in USA 19,040 estimated 7 per 100,000 people have Coffin-Lowry syndrome in western Europe and North America, Genetics Home Reference website
Incontinentia Pigmenti approx 1 in 388,571 or 0.00% or 700 people in USA 700 700 - 1,000 cases of incontinentia pigmenti have been reported, Genetics Home Reference website
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 X-linked Genetic Diseases

For more information about types of X-linked Genetic Diseases, refer to our section on types of X-linked Genetic Diseases.

About prevalence:

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

 

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