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Table 3 Which of the following diseases are considered to be rare in Poland?

From: Needs assessment study of rare diseases education for nurses and nursing students in Poland

Items Students
N(%)
Nurses
N(%)
p - value
Sickle cell anemia 6 (5.3) 15 (9.7)  
Cystic fibrosis 15 (13.3) 43 (27.7) 0.005
Acromegaly 19 (16.8) 23 (14.8)  
Haemophilia 9 (8) 33 (21.3) 0.003
Down syndrome 2 (1.8) 5 (3.2)  
Niemann-Pick disease 56 (49.6) 64 (41.3)  
Halitosis 12 (10.6) 12 (7.7)  
Glaucoma 0 1 (0.7)  
Progeria 32 (28.3) 43 (27.7)  
Neurofibromatosis 10 (8.9) 33 (21.3) 0.009
Craniodiaphyseal dysplasia 18 (15.9) 26 (18.3)  
Cerebral palsy 6 (5.3) 3 (1.9)  
Fibromyalgia 38 (33.6) 28 (18.1) 0.004
Huntington disease 36 (31.9) 78 (50.3) 0.003
Duchenne muscular dystrophy 35 (31) 68 (43.9) 0.03
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome 6 (5.3) 9 (5.8)  
Munchausen syndrome 59 (52.2) 62 (40) 0.05
Mucopolysaccharidoses 19 (16.8) 42 (27.1) 0.05
Achondroplasia 21 (18.6) 32 (20.7)  
Crohn’s disease 12 (10.6) 20 (12.9)  
Pompe disease 58 (51.3) 75 (48.4)  
Gaucher disease 56 (49.6) 70 (45.2)  
Fragile X syndrome 48 (42.5) 65 (41.9)  
Marfan syndrome 43 (38.1) 60 (38.7)  
Schizophrenia 1 (0.9) 1 (0.7)  
Alzheimer’s disease 1 (0.9) 1 (0.7)  
Osteogenesis imperfecta 18 (15.9) 62 (40) 0.0000
Phenylketonuria 14 (12.4) 42 (27.1) 0.004