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What percentage of the population has lynch syndrome?

What percentage of the population has lynch syndrome?

1/500 to 1/1000: Lynch syndrome is an inherited disorder that causes an increased risk for colorectal cancer, stomach, small intestine, liver, gallbladder ducts, upper urinary tract, brain, & skin. Women have high risk for ovarian & uterine cancer. In the usa there are 140, 000 new cases of colorectal cancer yearly; approximately 5 % of these cancers are caused by lynch syndrome.Cancer also happens at a younger age. ...Read more

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What percentage of the us population have adrenoleukodystrophy?

What percentage of the us population have adrenoleukodystrophy?

1 in 20,000: From the ncbi: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002165/ adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) affects approximately 1 in 20, 000 people in the usa. Given a total population of 311, 591, 917 (www.Google.Com/publicdata), this means approx. 15, 580 people have ALD or 0.005%. ...Read more

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Congenital cataracts--what percentage of the world's people have them?

Congenital cataracts--what percentage of the world's people have them?

1.2 - 6 cases/ 10000: According to emedicine http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/1210837-overview#a0199 1.2 - 6 cases / 1000. ...Read more

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Who is the target population of sticklers syndrome?

Who is the target population of sticklers syndrome?

Children: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stickler-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20027976

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What percent of the us population are near-sighted?

What percent of the us population are near-sighted?

About 40%: There are many breakdowns of this statistic. Children rarely are near sighted (myopic) as it usually starts in the teen years. Population subgroups vary also for instance asians have a higher incidence of myopia. Fortunately this is mostly correctable and can be done with lasik as well. ...Read more

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What percentage of older americans exhibit restricted breathing patterns?

What percentage of older americans exhibit restricted breathing patterns?

Moderate: I am not sure that there is any published data on the incidence of restrictive lung disease. With rising obesity rates in the us there has been an increase in the prevalence of airflow restriction. Obesity limits the ability of the diaphragm to contract and keeps the total lung capacity low. ...Read more

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How high is the percentage of individuals with autism or Asperger syndrome get married?

How high is the percentage of individuals with autism or Asperger syndrome get married?

Unknown?: As far as i know there have been no definitive studies on this subject in this country. There have been some studies done on this in england(and you could look them up) but nothing concrete. My take on this subject is that the higher the level of functioning the individual has the more things/experiences they will have in his/her life. Try to be supportive and a resource/sounding board. ...Read more

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What is the correct percentage of colon cancer incidence in 20-34 age group?

What is the correct percentage of colon cancer incidence in 20-34 age group?

0.3%, 3/1000 in 20yr: According to cdc : the chance of a 30 year old man getting colo-rectal cancer in the next 20 years is only 0.30 % or only 3 out of a 1000. Goto --> http://www.Cdc.Gov/cancer/colorectal/statistics/age.Htm no statistics for a 20 year, sorry. For women the number is slightly lower @ 0.27%. ...Read more

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Which percentage of Americans are overweight?

Which percentage of Americans are overweight?

Bad News !!!!!: See http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-statistics/Pages/overweight-obesity-statistics.aspx 74% of American men are overweight & 68% of American adults are obese or overweight. EGAD !!! ...Read more

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What percentage of children are obese in n america?

What percentage of children are obese in n america?

A Lot: Estimated , currently, 30-35% are obese or in the high risk category. ...Read more

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Is most of our prison population guys with antisocial personality disorder?

Is most of our prison population guys with antisocial personality disorder?

No: Most are of limited intelligence, easily swayed by their confreres to engage in illegal activity. Many are victims of outrageous anti-drug laws which in fact promote the use of drugs rather than helping the victims. A few are there by accident. A small group indeed are sociopaths, with no consciences however these folks are frequently very intelligent and avoid capture. ...Read more

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What percentage of the population in Africa has hiv/aids?

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What percentage of the population in Africa has hiv/aids?

Prevalence: The reported prevalence of HIV in africa ranges from 2 to 27 percent, but you can imagine that it is not likely that all new cases are detected. ...Read more

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Approximately what percent of children with disabilities have multiple disorders?

Approximately what percent of children with disabilities have multiple disorders?

Few in the beginning: Certain syndromes have multiple problems: genetic disorders affecting all organs. Secondary disorders such as obesity, osteoporosis, fractures and cancer may depend on the disease, lifestyle, and life expectancy of the original condition. Cerebral palsy may have both mental and physical components but is one disorder. Disability of hearing always comes with speech disorders. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What percent of the population has hiv/aids?

What percent of the population has hiv/aids?

US prevalence of HIV: In the us, the cdc's official quote for the number of people infected dates from 2006 and is 1.1 million. That same year, in october, our population crossed the 300 million threshold, according to published statistics, meaning about 1 person in 300 has HIV infection. Or 0.3%. Here's the cdc link: http://www.Cdc.Gov/hiv/topics/surveillance/resources/qa/prevalence.Htm in south africa, 25% are. ...Read more

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What percentage of the U.S. population has an immune deficiency disease of some kind?

What percentage of the U.S. population has an immune deficiency disease of some kind?

>1 in 1200 household: A US nationwide survey of a sample of household, done by phone, estimated that 1 in 1200 household have a member with a primary immunodeficiency. The prevalence of HIV infection, the most common secondary immunodeficiency in the US is approx 4.5 per 1000 people. ...Read more

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What percentage of the population has birthmarks? Are they common?

What percentage of the population has birthmarks? Are they common?

Everyone: has some type of birthmark. And they are a measure of our uniqueness. most birthmarks are not significant and are not a sign of medical issues. if you have a concern about your child.s birthmark, check with your pediatrician ...Read more