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# Approximately what percentage of people have blood group B?

Question #88712. Asked by storky1. (Nov 18 07 11:15 PM)

warriorone

The percentage of the population with Blood group B (positive) is 9.4%. The list is as follows:

O Positive 38.4%
A Positive 32.3%
B Positive 9.4%
O Negative 7.7%
A Negative 6.5%
AB Positive 3.2%
B Negative 1.7%
AB Negative .7%

http://arcblood.redcross.org/new_site/blood_type_information.htm

 Nov 18 07, 11:45 PM
davejacobs

The question does not specify any particular country or race. Warrior's answer is for the United States.
The world wide situation is covered by this site:
http://anthro.palomar.edu/vary/vary_3.htm

 Nov 19 07, 2:50 AM
zbeckabee

The answer varies greatly from country to country. For example -- South Korea and China average about 27 percent on B+ against the U.S. average of 9 percent.

Conversely, Hong Kong comes in at <0.3% on B- compared to 2% in the U.S.

Nice chart follows at:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_types

 Nov 19 07, 10:39 AM

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