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How common is cystic fibrosis?

Cystic fibrosis is a common genetic disease affecting Caucasians (whites) in the United States. The disease occurs in one out of every 3,000 Caucasian births. It also affects other ethnic groups, but is much less common: one in 15,000 African Americans and one in 31,000 Asian Americans have the disorder.

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