Skip to main content

Table 1 Incidence of inherited metabolic diseases categories among Jews versus Bedouin-Muslim population, in southern of Israel, between the years 1990 and 2017

From: Incidence of inherited metabolic disorders in southern Israel: a comparison between consanguinity and non-consanguinity communities

Disease category Overall incidence/100,000 live births Incidence among Bedouin-Muslim/100,000 live births Incidence among Jews/100,000 live births P value
Overall 56.6 101.6 16 < 0.001
Aminoacidopathy 8.6 18.2 0 < 0.001
Peroxisomal diseases 5.3 9.1 1.9 < 0.001
Sphingolipidosis 4.8 9.1 1 < 0.001
Organic aciduria 2 4.3 0 0.003
Fatty acid oxidation diseases 4.8 7 2.9 0.02
Mucopolysaccharidosis 6.9 12.8 1.5 < 0.001
Glycogen storage diseases* 11.2 15 7.7 0.03
Pompe disease (type 2 Glycogen storage disease) 2.3 4.8 0 0.003
Mitochondrial diseases 10.7 21.4 1 < 0.001