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12 Points to Better Understand Muscular Dystrophy

6. It affects a substantial number of people.

A study by researchers at the University of Iowa revealed that 1 in 5,000 boys within ages 5 to 9 suffer from muscular dystrophy, and most of these boys have a Hispanic heritage. Muscular dystrophy being more prevalent among Hispanics than Caucasians and African-Americans is still a mystery.