Down Syndrome & Its Causes In Top 8 Countries In The World

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Top 8 Countries for Down Syndrome

Is Down syndrome inherited?

A typical child has 23 chromosomes from each parent; a child with Down syndrome has an extra copy of the 21st chromosome. Something as simple as 3 copies of the same chromosome may result in physical and mental differences.

Where is Down syndrome most commonly found?

In 2009 the top 8 countries for children with Down syndrome were as follows:

  1. The United States of America – Approximately 367,069 people in the USA have been diagnosed with Down syndrome. The USA tops all other countries with 713 deaths from this condition alone.
  2. Brazil – 230,126 people have been diagnosed with this condition in Brazil. Although the deaths are much less in Brazil than in the USA, there were 483 deaths reported.
  3. Mexico – Mexico was next, with 131,199 people diagnosed with Down syndrome and 429 deaths.
  4. Germany – Fourth in line is Germany with 103,030 people diagnosed. There have been 212 deaths accounted for.
  5. Venezuela – Only 31,271 people have been diagnosed.
  6. South Africa – 55,560 people have been diagnosed with this condition.
  7. Argentina – Despite that the population statistics on this condition in Argentina are unknown, there have been 106 deaths due to the illness.
  8. Canada – Canada has 40,634 people reported with Down syndrome and 91 deaths accounted for.

According to recent statistics,  down syndrome cases are rapidly rising in various countries including the USA.

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