How Common Is Down Syndrome?

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How common is Down syndrome?

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According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately one in every 700 babies in the United States is born with Down syndrome, making Down syndrome the most common chromosomal condition.

This content originally appeared on the National Association for Down Syndrome website: http://www.nads.org/

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