The predisposition to diabetes mellitus is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. The incidence of recessive disease susceptibility gene in the United States is approximately 22.5%. What is the incidence of heterozygous carriers of the diabetes susceptibility gene in the United States?
The frequency of occurrence in the United States of heterozygous carriers of the gene for predisposition to diabetes is 0.4982.
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