Lou Gehrig’s Disease ALS Statistics

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Lou Gehrig’s Disease / Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis / ALS Statistics
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) StatisticsData
Number of people in the U.S. diagnosed with ALS each year5,600
Estimate number of people living with ALS at any given time30,000
Average age range of patients who develop ALS40 – 70
Ratio of people who develop ALS2 in 100,000
Percent of patients who have a record of ALS in their family7 %
Average Life Expectancy After Diagnosis 
Percent who live 3 or more years50 %
Percent who live 5 or more years20 %
Percent who live 10 or more years10 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Center for Disease Control, UCSD Department of Neuroscience
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 1, 2017

Lou Gehrig’s Disease ALS Statistics

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