PHRESH - Public Health Research Epidemiology Surveillance
The Number of Identified Hemoglobin Disorders and Incidence per 100,000 births between 1998-2006
The number of identified cases of hemoglobin genotypes diagnosed between 1998 and 2006 are summarized on the table below.
from: Michlitsch J, Azimi M, Hoppe C, Walters MC, Lubin B, Lorey F, Vichinsky E. Newborn screening for hemoglobinopathies in California. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Apr;52(4):486-90. doi: 10.1002/pbc.21883 - Figure 1.
The data analyzes the genotypes of 688 sickle cell patients, 502 alpha thalassemia syndromes, 79 beta thalassemia syndromes, and 862 other hemoglobin disorders, including: 514 homozygous E, and 51 homozygous C.
The ethnicities of California newborns with Hemoglobin H from this period are illustrated below.
from: Hoppe C. Newborn screening for non-sickling hemoglobinopathies. Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2009:19-25 - Figure 1.