The Spina Bifida statistics for Kentucky are as follows: In the state of Kentucky, 4.12 babies out of 10,000 births are born affected with this disease. The data was collected during the period of 2004-2005. Approximately 1,759 people who are affected with this medical condition are residing in Kentucky.

An estimated 1.3 million women who are at risk of delivering babies affected with this health issue are living in Kentucky. Around 2.4 percent of the population (equal to 102,461) is of Hispanic origin (Hispanic people are more susceptible to giving birth to children with SB). There are three Spina Bifida clinics present in the state of Kentucky. One SB clinic is located in Louisville while two SB clinics are present in Lexington.

The SB Association of Kentucky is responsible for providing aid and support to patients who have this health problem.

Spina Bifida Clinics in Kentucky

KY Commission for Children w/Special Health

Neurosurgery Clinic

333 Waller Ave., Suite 300

Lexington, KY 40504

Phone: 859-252-3170

Web site: chfs.ky.gov/ccshcn/

 

Shriner’s Hospital for Children

1900 Richmond Road

Lexington, KY 40502

Phone: 859-268-5726

 

KY Commission for Children w/Special Healthcare Needs

Myelomenigocele Clinic

982 Eastern Parkway

Louisville, KY 40217

Phone: 800-232-1160

Web site: chfs.ky.gov/ccshcn/

 

Spina Bifida Charity in Kentucky

SBA of Kentucky

Kosair Charities Centre

982 Eastern Parkway, Box 18

Louisville, KY 40217

Phone: (866) 340-SBAK (7225), (502) 637-7363

Fax: (502) 637-1010

spinabifidakentucky.org/

 

Lexington Office:

Shriners Hospital for Children

1900 Richmond Road

Lexington, KY 40502

Phone: (859) 268-5798

Fax: (859) 268-8467

Email: SBAK@sbak.org

Web site: www.sbak.org

 

Spina Bifida Camps for Children in Kentucky

Easter Seals West Kentucky, Child Development Center

801 North 29th Street

Paducah, KY 42001

Contact: Tara Beyer

Voice: (270) 444-9687

Fax: (270) 444-8105

Toll Free: (866) 673-3585

Email: info@eswky.com

Web site: www.eswky.easterseals.com

 

Easter Seals West Kentucky Adult Services

2229 Mildred Street

Paducah, KY 42001

Contact: Lisa Carrico

Voice: (270) 444-9680

Fax: (270) 444-0655

Email: info@eswky.com

Web site: www.eswky.easterseals.com

 

The Center for Courageous Kids

1501 Burnley Road

Scottsville, KY 42164

Contact: Faith Cary

Voice: (270) 618-2900 X239

Fax: (270) 618-2902

Email: faith@courageouskids.org

Web site: www.courageouskids.org