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What is the rate of occurence for color blindness in various major racial groups?

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Dr. Gary Hirshfield
Ophthalmology

In brief: Color blindness

Most color blindness is congenital and linked to the w chromosome.
The rate is aound 7 per cent for boys and less than 1 per cent for girls. I am unaware of any racial differences in this incidence.

In brief: Color blindness

Most color blindness is congenital and linked to the w chromosome.
The rate is aound 7 per cent for boys and less than 1 per cent for girls. I am unaware of any racial differences in this incidence.
Dr. Gary Hirshfield
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