GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Sickle Cell Disease Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Sickle cell disease affects approximately 100,000 Americans."

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"The disease occurs among about 1 out of every 365 Black or African-American births."

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"About 1 in 13 Black or African-American babies is born with sickle cell trait."

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"The disease occurs among about 1 out of every 16,300 Hispanic-American births."

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"Sickle cell disease can cause severe complications, which appear in more than 30% of patients in Nigeria."

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"One-fourth of people in the world who are affected by sickle cell disease live in India."

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"About 300,000 infants are born with major sickle cell diseases each year in sub-Saharan Africa."

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"People with sickle cell disease have less than 10% of their betas in hemoglobin."

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"Over 75% percent of all sickle cell disease patients globally are in Sub-Saharan Africa."

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"In Nigeria, 24% of the population carry the sickle cell trait."

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"Inclusion of sickle cell disease care in health programs could reduce infant mortality rate by up to 70%."

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"Malaria increases the persistence of sickle cell in Africa due to genetic advantages that it provides."

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"70% of sickle cell disease cases occur in Africa."

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"In Bahrain, 2% of the population are carriers of sickle cell disease."

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"Haemoglobin SC disease affects about 1 in 83,000 Americans, a subtype of Sickle Cell Disease."

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"In Ghana, 2% of newborn babies have Sickle Cell Disease."

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"In 2006, the estimated direct and indirect cost of illness and premature death from sickle cell disease in the United States was $488 million."

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"The life expectancy for men with sickle cell disease is 42 years and for women it's 48 years."

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