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 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 Spina Bifida clinics, hospitals and doctors who are situated in South Carolina that provide help and services to patients affected with SB. The SB clinics are located at Columbia, Greenville, and Charleston.
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Spina Bifida Clinics, Hospitals or Doctors 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
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.