generation of Korean victims of nuclear weapons .
It had studied for 5 months and reported the offsprings of hibakusha showed
89 times prevalent rates of health problems of normal people of the same
age group. Over half of the dead second generation of hibakusha died
before the age of 10 and 60.9% of the dead dided without knowing the cause
According to the study the offsprings of hibakusha suffer from chronic
diseases such as anemia, cardiac infarction, angina and depression,
schizophrenia and various
malignant diseases. Postal examination of 1,226 second generation of hibakusha shows that male offsprings suffer anemia 88 times normal
prevalence, cardiac infarction, angina 81 times, depression 65 times,
schizophrenia 23 times, asthma 26 times , thyroid diseases 14 times,
gastric and duodenal ulcers 9.7 times, colon cancer 7.9 times. Female
offsprings suffer also suffer cardiac infarction and angina
89 times, depression 71 times, breast benighn tumors 64 times, asthma 23
schizophrenia 18 times, gastric and duodenal ulcers 16 times, hepatic
cancer 13 times, leukemia 13 times, thyroid diseases 10 times and stomach
cancer 6.1 times.
Information from 4090 offsprings of 1092 hibakusha families shows 156 out
of dead 299 (over half) died before the age of 10 and the causes of 182
(60.9%) death had
not even illuminated. 19 (0.5%) of living 2nd generation of hibakusha show
malformations and diseases.