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Topic: Trisomy 18 by race/ethnicity
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Trisomy 18 by race/ethnicity: Illinois, 2012-2016 Average

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• During 2012-2016 (average) in Illinois, Trisomy 18 was highest for Hispanic (3.1 in 10,000 live births) and Asian (3.1 in 10,000 live births) infants, followed by white (2.7 in 10,000 live births) and blacks (2.4 in 10,000 live births). 
• During 2012-2016 (average) in Illinois, 2.7 in 10,000 live births were born with Trisomy 18. 

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 live births and fetal deaths.
  • More complete hospital discharge data was made available beginning in 2013 which allowed for the identification of cases diagnosed at a later date.

Source

  • National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN)
  • Retrieved May 30, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.