lactose intolerance statistics

Lactose Intolerance Statistics


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Lactose Intolerant Statistics Data
Total percentage of people who are lactose intolerant33%
Total percentage of adults that have a decrease in lactase activity75%
Total percentage of people who maintain ability to digest lactose after childhood40%
Total number of Americans who are lactose intolerant40 million
Total percent of all African-American, Jewish, Mexican-American, and Native American Adults who are lactose intolerant75%
Total percent of Asian-Americans that are lactose intolerant90%
Average amount of time it takes for side effects of lactose intolerance to occur after intake30 min
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Sources: National Digestive Diseases Information, USA Today
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 29, 2017

Lactose Intolerance Statistics

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