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Topic: Anophthalmia/microphthalmia by race/ethnicity
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Anophthalmia/microphthalmia by race/ethnicity: Georgia, 2012-2016 Average

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• During 2012-2016 (average) in Georgia, Anophthalmia/microphthalmia was highest for white infants (2.1 in 10,000 live births), followed by Hispanics (1.8 in 10,000 live births) and blacks (1.2 in 10,000 live births). 
• During 2012-2016 (average) in Georgia, 1.6 in 10,000 live births were born with Anophthalmia/microphthalmia. 

Footnotes

  • For more information on case definitions, surveillance methods and case assertainment which vary by state, refer to the National Birth Defects Prevention Network Birth Defects Data and Directory.
  • Total includes other and unknown race/ethnicity. All race categories exclude Hispanic. Race/ethnicity data reflect the race/ethnicity of the mother.
  • Data for conditions include all pregnancy outcomes.
  • Cases for which the date of delivery was unknown are included in the year of their last known prenatal test.

Source

  • National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN)
  • Retrieved September 29, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.