The Spina Bifida statistics for South Carolina are as follows: In this state 3.90 babies are born with this medical problem out of 10,000 births. The data was collected during the period of 2001-2005. The data shows an increase in the number of babies born with this medical condition when compared to previous data.
Around 1,747 people affected with this health issue are presently living in South Carolina. An estimated 1.4 million women are due to give birth and are at risk of delivering babies with this health problem. The number of people of Hispanic origin is 4 percent of the population or 179,000 people (Hispanics traditionally are at higher risk of SB).
There are three SB clinics situated in South Carolina that provide help and services to patients affected with SB. The SB clinics are located at Columbia, Greenville, and Charleston.
Spina Bifida Clinics in South Carolina
Medical University of South Carolina
SB Program & Clinic
135 Rutledge Ave., Room 412
Charleston, SC 29425
Region 3 Children’s Rehabilitation Services
2000 Hampton Street
Columbia, SC 29204
Shriner’s Hospital for Children
950 West Faris Rd.
Greenville, SC 29605
Spina Bifida Charity in South Carolina
SBA of the Carolinas
Phone: 800-621-3141 x20
Web site: www.sbancsc.org
Spina Bifida Support Groups in South Carolina
Strom Thurmond Federal Building
1835 Assembly Street Columbia,
Telephone: (803) 765-5912
Web site: www.sba.gov/about-offices-content/2/3145
Sports & Activities in South Carolina
National Wild Turkey Federation
Post Office Box 530
Edgefield, SC 29824-0530
Phone: (800) THE-NWTF(843-6983) or (803) 637-3106