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Ankylosing Spondylitis Incidence

Facts about ankylosing spondylitis:

  • About 1 out of every 1,000 people in the US has ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ankylosing spondylitis is about 3 times more common in males than females.
  • Ankylosing spondylitis is also more common in Caucasians than African Americans.
  • Ankylosing spondylitis begins between the ages of 20 and 40 years.

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Last Updated: Nov 29, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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