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Table 7 Estimated incidence from carrier frequency per ethnicity

From: Prevalence, incidence and carrier frequency of 5q–linked spinal muscular atrophy – a literature review

Ethnicity Incidence estimate (1 in) 95% CI
Asian 8009 7382–8684
Asian Indiana 9655 4227–25,057
Black (Sub-Saharan ancestry) 18,808 12,331–29,559
Caucasian 7829 6750–9093
Hispanic 20,134 14,218–28,894
Jewish 10,000 8343–12,038
  1. Median and 95% posterior intervals of incidence estimated from carrier and disease frequencies as calculated in Table 6
  2. a) Based on results of only one study