Group
Incidence
Carrier Frequency
% Delta F508
%Common Caucasian Alleles
%Group-Specific Alleles
Sensitivity
Caucasians
1/3,300
1/29
70
13
-
80
Hispanics
1/8,9,000
1/46
46
11
-
57
Ashkenazi Jews
1/29
30
67
-
97
Native Americans
1/3970,
1/1,500
0
25
69
94
African Americans
1/15,300
1/60-65
48
4
23
75
Asian Americans
1/32,100
1/90
30
30

Source: Modified from Cutting GR. Genetic epidemiology and genotype/phenotype correlation. In: Program and abstracts. NIH Consensus Development Conference on Genetic Testing for Cystic Fibrosis. April 14-16, 1997.