Spina Bifida Statistics

Maryland

  • Babies with Spina Bifida are being born at a rate of 3.33 per 10,000 births in the state of Maryland (data collection period: 1999-2003).

  • Based on a previous national estimate of a total of 70,000 Americans with Spina Bifida and the birth rate of Spina Bifida, there could be about 1,900 people living with Spina Bifida in the state of Maryland.

Virginia

  • Babies with Spina Bifida are being born at a rate of 2.91 per 10,000 births in the state of Virginia (data collection period: 2000-2004).

  • Based on the national estimate of a total of 70,000 Americans with Spina Bifida and the birth rate of Spina Bifida, there could be about 2,200 people living with Spina Bifida in the state of Virginia.

Washington, DC

  • No statistics are reported for this area.

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