Subject: A snapshot of Birth Defects in Midland County
Date: 1995

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A snapshot of BIRTH DEFECTS IN MIDLAND COUNTY
Contact (1995): Janet Eyster, P.h.D, Chief of Health Statistics Section, Michigan Department of Public Health

1984-1988: Another increase in CLEFT PALATE AND CLEFT LIP?

1984: ( 3 cases), 27.1 rate compared to Michigan rate of 9.4
1985: (3 cases) 29.2 rate compared to Michigan rate of 8.0
1987: (2 cases) 19.1 rate compared to Michigan rate of 6.6
1988: (3 cases) 28.5 rate compared to 5.2 Michigan rate.

1989-1993- Rate of Congenital Anomalies reported by type of anomaly, Michigan and Midland County Residents

1989- Down's Syndrome: Midland rate 17.0, Michigan rate 7.9
1989- Other Circulatory/Respiratory anomalies: Midland rate 107.5, Michigan rate 21.6
1989- Other and Unspecified Congenital Anomalies: Midland rate 179.2, Michigan rate 72.6

Spina Bifida/Meningocele

1990: Midland rate 8.2, Michigan rate 2.6
1992: Midland rate 8.8, Michigan rate 1.7

Total Rates by Year - 1989-1993

1989 - Midland 448.0, Michigan 213.3
1990 - Midland 229.9, Michigan 217.3
1991 - Midland 178.0, Michigan 166.9
1992 - Midland 307.8, Michigan 146.6
1993 - Midland 123.8, Michigan 113.9

Malformed Genitalia, Midland County

1989: 2 cases
1990: 1 case
1991: 1 case
1992: 9 cases
1993: 5 cases

Hear Malformations

1989: 6 cases
1990: 3 cases
1991: 4 cases
1992: 3 cases
1993: 1 case

Listed as "OTHER"

1989: 20 cases
1990: 11 cases
1991: 8 cases
1992: 5 cases

Diane Hebert
Midland, Michigan


Source: Diane Hebert

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