Welcome to the Spina Bifida Resource Center! Helpful videos by medical professionals, in-depth articles and clarity about SB are the useful things you’ll find here. In addition, you’ll find state specific information such as local clinics, charities, camps for children and more. We have everything you need to make your life easier as you begin to learn more about SB.
The Spina Bifida statistics for Pennsylvania are as follows: In Pennsylvania 3.25 babies out of 10,000 babies are affected with this medical condition. The data was collected during the years 2001-2002. The data shows that there has been an increase in the number of babies who are born with this birth defect when compared to the previous period.
Around 4,059 people are residing in the state of Pennsylvania with this health issue. The state has 4 million women who are in the family way and some are risk of giving birth to babies born with this medical problem. The number of people who are Hispanic origin is 5 percent of the population or only 600,000 (which has a higher risk of being affected with SB).
The state of Pennsylvania has ten Spina Bifida clinics, hospitals and doctors. Three SB clinics are located in Philadelphia and two SB clinics are present in Pittsburgh. Other SB clinics are located in Hershey, Erie, Danville, Allentown, and Elkins Park. The SB Association of the Delaware Valley is responsible for offering aid and support services in the state.
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Spina Bifida Clinics, Hospitals or Doctors in Pennsylvania
Through our content we want to empower the lives of people with SB and to promote the prevention of it through education, public awareness and research. Working together with local organizations we aim to enhance the lives of those who are affected with SB. We want to build a stronger community and create a better future for those with SB.