#WorldStatisticsDay – Cystic Fibrosis Numbers

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According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation:

  • About 70,000 people are living with cystic fibrosis worldwide;
  • In the United States alone:
    • About 30,000 people are living with cystic fibrosis;
    • Approximately 1,000 new cases of CF are diagnosed each year;
    • More than 75 percent of people with CF are diagnosed by age 2;
    • Nearly half of the CF population is age 18 or older.

Learn more about cystic fibrosis here: http://bit.ly/1MTSxuh