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Higher Than Expected Rates of Hemophilia Found in Indiana

Key clinical point: A statewide epidemiologic study found higher than anticipated rates of hemophilia in Indiana, compared with national estimates.

Major finding: The estimated hemophilia prevalence in Indiana was 45% higher than previously reported in the United States.

Study details: A retrospective chart review of hemophilia treatment centers in Indiana.

Disclosures: No funding sources were reported. The authors reported having no conflicts of interest.

Citation:

Okolo AI et al. Haemophilia. 2019 Mar 29. doi: 10.1111/hae.13734.