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

Phone: 843-792-9895
Region 3 Children’s Rehabilitation Services

SB Clinic

2000 Hampton Street

Columbia, SC 29204

Phone: 803-576-2815
Shriner’s Hospital for Children

950 West Faris Rd.

Greenville, SC 29605

Phone: 864-255-7842

 

Spina Bifida Charity in South Carolina

SBA of the Carolinas

Mary Nethercutt

Phone: 800-621-3141 x20

Email: mnethercutt@sbaa.org

Web site: www.sbancsc.org

 

 

Spina Bifida Support Groups in South Carolina

Strom Thurmond Federal Building

1835 Assembly Street Columbia,

SC 29201

Telephone: (803) 765-5912

Email: anna.huntley@sba.gov

Web site: www.sba.gov/about-offices-content/2/3145‎

 

Sports & Activities in South Carolina

Wheelin’ Sportsmen

National Wild Turkey Federation

Post Office Box 530

Edgefield, SC 29824-0530

Phone: (800) THE-NWTF(843-6983) or (803) 637-3106

Email: info@nwtf.net

Web site: http://www.wheelinsportsmen.org/wheelin/about_wheelin.html?SUBSITE=wheelin