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Text Description for Global Variation in Sensitivity to Bitter-Tasting Substances (PTC or PROP)
|Population||Median Prevalence (%)||Mid-range: 25th–75th percentiles|
|North American non-Hispanic White||26.5||18–31|
|North American non-Hispanic Black||15.5||NA|
|North American Indian/Eskimo||10.7||2–26|
|Central American or Caribbean||9.9||5–16|
NA: Not available.
- SW Guo, DR Reed. The genetics of phenylthiocarbamide perception. Ann Hum Biol, 2001; 28(2):111–142.
Last Updated Date:
June 7, 2010