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Wikipedia colorblindness percentage

Posted by info on January 17th, 2007

Many times I’ve been asked about the percentage of colorblindness. This is a table from wikipedia (2006-17-01) so not only men can be colorblind but also a very very few women know what it means to see the world differently.

Prevalence of color blindness
  Men Women Total References
Overall - - -  
Overall (United States) - - 1.30% [1]
Red-green (Overall) 7 to 10% - - [2][3]
Red-green (Caucasians) 8% - - [4]
Red-green (Asians) 5% - - [5]
Red-green (Africans) 4% - - [6]
Monochromacy - - -  
Rod monochromacy (no cones) 0.00001% 0.00001% - [7]
Dichromacy 2.4% 0.03% - [8]
Protanopia (L-cone absent) 1% to 1.3% 0.02% - [9][10]
Deuteranopia (M-cone absent) 1% to 1.2% 0.01% - [11][12]
Tritanopia (S-cone absent) 0.001% 0.03% - [13]
Anomalous Trichromacy 6.3% 0.37% - [14]
Protanomaly (L-cone defect) 1.3% 0.02% - [15]
Deuteranomaly (M-cone defect) 5.0% 0.35% - [16]
Tritanomaly (S-cone defect) 0.0001% 0.0001% - [17]