BIRTH DEFECT RATES IN IOWA, 2009-2013
DEFECT RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS
BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD 4.4
CONGENITAL INFECTION 0.4
CONGENITAL TUMOR 3.2
DIGESTIVE 5.5
EAR 5.1
EYE 3.8
GENITAL/URINARY 10.4
HEART 13.0
MUSCLE/SKELETAL 14.0
ORAL/FACIAL 5.9
RESPIRATORY 1.1
SKIN 4.1
SYNDROMES (patterns of multiple birth defects) 4.2
OTHER (includes blood, hormonal, and metabolic conditions) 1.3