Cystic fibrosis is a recessive condition that affects about 1 in 2,500 babies in the Caucasian population of the United States.

Cystic fibrosis is a recessive condition that affects about 1 in 2,500 babies in the Caucasian population of the United States.

Calculate the the frequency of the recessive allele in the population (hint: first calculate q2, which is the frequency of individuals with cystic fibrosis, i.e. the frequency of individuals with the homozygous recessive genotype)

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