The Spina Bifida statistics for North Dakota are as follows: In this state 5.76 babies out of 10,000 births have this medical condition. The data was taken during the years 2001-2005. This shows a decrease in the number of births with this health issue when compared to the previous data.
An estimated 369 people are living in the state who have been affected with this disease. Around 201,164 women are pregnant who and some are at high risk of delivering babies affected with this medical problem. People of Hispanic origin account for 2.1 percent of the population which equals 1,346 (Hispanics traditionally are at higher risk of SB).
There are two SB clinics in the state that provide help and assistance to patients affected with SB. One SB clinic is present in Grand Forks and the other SB clinic can be found in Fargo. There are currently no support groups, camps, activities or charities in this state.
Spina Bifida Clinics in North Dakota
Altru Health Institute
1300 South Columbia Road
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Web site: www.altru.org/
Merit Care Health System
736 N. Broadway
Fargo, ND 58102
Web site: www.sanfordhealth.org