Which diseases are exceptionally common among Amishes?

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Since almost all Amish descend from about 200 18th-century founders, genetic disorders that come out due to inbreeding increase the mortality rate among Amish children. In contrast, cancer rates are 56 percent of the national rate.
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flagPakistan
2%
86%
8%
1%
68
flagGreece
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84%
16%
0%
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flagRepublic of Ireland
3%
73%
10%
13%
30
flagItaly
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73%
15%
10%
19
flagthe United Kingdom
4%
70%
11%
10%
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flagAustralia
8%
70%
8%
8%
37
flagthe United States
5%
69%
10%
13%
594
flagCanada
10%
69%
6%
10%
46
flagthe Philippines
7%
69%
12%
5%
39
flagGermany
4%
66%
19%
9%
216
flagUnknown
0%
66%
9%
23%
21
flagPoland
4%
65%
15%
13%
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flagNigeria
16%
58%
16%
8%
12
flagIndia
12%
57%
14%
13%
262
flagMalaysia
4%
57%
4%
23%
21
flagthe Netherlands
9%
57%
14%
19%
21
flagthe United Arab Emirates
10%
57%
26%
5%
19
flagSweden
0%
53%
23%
23%
13
flagSwitzerland
11%
51%
25%
11%
27
flagAustria
14%
51%
25%
3%
27