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How many children are born with sickle cell disease a year?
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Dr. Della Howell
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: 1000 in the US
But it is estimated to be 500000 babies worldwide.

In brief: 1000 in the US
But it is estimated to be 500000 babies worldwide.
Dr. Della Howell
Dr. Della Howell
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Dr. Scott Adams
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: US: 1 in 625 births
The prevalence of sickle cell disease in the us is approximately 1 in 625 live births.

In brief: US: 1 in 625 births
The prevalence of sickle cell disease in the us is approximately 1 in 625 live births.
Dr. Scott Adams
Dr. Scott Adams
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Depends on ethnicity
Approximately 1 of every 5000 births is affected by sickle cell disease, but it is 1 out of 500 for infants of african-american background.

In brief: Depends on ethnicity
Approximately 1 of every 5000 births is affected by sickle cell disease, but it is 1 out of 500 for infants of african-american background.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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