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What is the rate of occurrence of color blindness in the u.S.?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: About 8%
The standard statistics for inherited color deficiency is about 7.
5% in males and 1/2 % in females. This can vary somewhat with different racial groups. The degree of color deficiency and the type are variable so your ophthalmologist can test you and see in which category you are if that is important to you and also give you information about your family possibilities.

In brief: About 8%
The standard statistics for inherited color deficiency is about 7.
5% in males and 1/2 % in females. This can vary somewhat with different racial groups. The degree of color deficiency and the type are variable so your ophthalmologist can test you and see in which category you are if that is important to you and also give you information about your family possibilities.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Lawrence Kale
Occupational Medicine
In brief: Rates
Occurrence is the number used to show how many new cases of something are diagnosed per year. Prevalence is the number of actual cases of the diagnosed condition present at any one time.
Approximately 1 in every 75 people have a diagnosis of "color blindness.".

In brief: Rates
Occurrence is the number used to show how many new cases of something are diagnosed per year. Prevalence is the number of actual cases of the diagnosed condition present at any one time.
Approximately 1 in every 75 people have a diagnosis of "color blindness.".
Dr. Lawrence Kale
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