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Location: Texas
Topic: Dextro-transposition of great arteries (d-TGA) by race/ethnicity
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Dextro-transposition of great arteries (d-TGA) by race/ethnicity: Texas, 2012-2016 Average

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• During 2012-2016 (average) in Texas, Dextro-transposition of great arteries (d-TGA) was highest for white infants (3.4 in 10,000 live births), followed by Hispanics (3.3 in 10,000 live births), Asians (2.1 in 10,000 live births) and blacks (1.9 in 10,000 live births). 
• During 2012-2016 (average) in Texas, 3.1 in 10,000 live births were born with Dextro-transposition of great arteries (d-TGA). 


  • 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.
  • We have identified and rectified some methodological issues affecting primarily one Texas region. This results in an increased number of cases starting with delivery year 2016.


  • National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN)
  • Retrieved November 28, 2021, from