A 46-year-old member asked:
Does anyone know the percent of the u.s. population affected with phenylketonuria (pku)?
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Pediatrics 59 years experience
1 in 15000: Pku is found at a rate of 1 in 15000 in us. It is less common in asian-americans and african-americans. There are milder forms of pku with less severe symptoms.
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Phlebology 54 years experience
1 in 15,000: Varies according to country. Usa 1 in 15, 000, finland and japan lowest with 1 in 100, 000, and 1 in 120, 00 births respectively. Caucasians 1 in 10, 000.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2013
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