The Spina Bifida statistics for Maryland are as follows: In the state 3.62 babies out of 10,000 births are born with this medical problem. The survey was carried out during the period of 2001-2004. According to the figures, there has been a decline in SB births when compared to the previous  figure.

Around 2,039 people reside in the state of Maryland who are affected with this disease. An estimated 1.8 million women who are of childbearing age stand at high risk of giving birth to babies affected with SB. The population of Hispanic origin in the state is 6.7 percent, which is 380 thousand (Hispanic people are more susceptible to giving birth to children with SB).

In Baltimore, there is one SB clinic which provides health care to those affected with this health issue. The SB Association of the Mid-Atlantic Region is responsible for aiding patients in the state.

Spina Bifida Clinics in Maryland

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Center for Spina Bifida and Related Conditions

707 N. Broadway, Tower 100

Baltimore, MD 21205

Phone: 443-923-9130

Website: http://www.kennedykrieger.org/

 

Spina Bifida Charity in Maryland

SBA of the Mid-Atlantic Region

Sara Struwe-Executive Director

4590 MacArthur Blvd. NW Suite 250

Washington, DC 20007

Phone: 202-618-4747

Email: sbamar@sbamar.org

Web site: http://www.sbamar.org

 

SB Association of Maryland

4590 MacArthur Blvd NW, Washington, DC

(410) 665-1543

Email: sbamaryland@comcast.net

Web site: http://home.comcast.net/~sbamaryland/

 

Sports & Activities in Maryland

Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating

P.O. Box 6564

Annapolis, MD 21401

Street:

Suite 3B

612 Third Street

Annapolis, MD 21403

Phone: (410) 626-0273

Fax: (410) 626-6070

Email: info@crabsailing.org

Web site: http://crabsailing.org/

 

Team River Runner

5007 Stone Rd

Rockville, MD

20853

301-233-8882

Email: joe@teamriverrunner.org

Web site: http://www.teamriverrunner.org/

 

Bra Ski

857 Buckingham Cove Rd.,

Severna Park,

Maryland 21146

Email: info@brasski.org

Web site: http://brasski.org/

 

BARS

P.O. Box 878

Sparks, Maryland 21152

Phone:

410-771-4606

Email: pam4bars@aol.com

Web site: http://www.barsinfo.org/