GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Twin Statistics [Recent Analysis]

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"Twins represent about 1 in every 30 births in the United States."

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"The global twinning rate is 13.1 per 1,000 live births, with Africa having the highest rate at 17.1."

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"Approximately 20-23% of twins share the same placenta and amniotic sac (monochorionic monoamniotic)."

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"The United States has seen a 76% increase in twin births since 1980."

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"In-vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures have up to a 40% chance of resulting in twins."

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"Nigeria has the highest rate of twin births in the world, with 45 twin births per 1,000 live births."

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"Twins who share a placenta have a higher risk of developing Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS), with a prevalence around 10-15%."

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"Around 3.3% of all twin pregnancies result in conjoined twins, with a prevalence of about 1 in 200,000 live births."

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"Approximately 22% of twins are left-handed, compared to 10% of singletons."

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"Twins have a 4-10% lower birth weight compared to singletons, and they are at higher risk of preterm birth."

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"Monozygotic (identical) twins have a genetic concordance rate of 54-83% for developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD)."

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"70% of twins develop their own shared language, a phenomenon called cryptophasia."

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"Female twins have a 25% reduced fertility rate compared to singletons, while male twins have no significant difference in fertility rates."

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"Vanishing twin syndrome occurs in 21-30% of multi-fetal pregnancies with the use of assisted reproductive technology (ART)."

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"In 2020, the CDC reported that the twin birth rate in the US was 32.6 per 1,000 live births."

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"Twins are less likely to be affected by the mother’s smoking during pregnancy compared to singletons, with a relative risk reduction of 22%."

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