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Maternal, Infant, and Child Health

MICH-28.2 Reduce the occurrence of anencephaly Revised

This objective was revised.
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Cases of anencephaly (per 100,000 live births)

2020 Baseline (year): 24.6 (2005-2006)
2020 Target: 22.1
Desired Direction: Decrease
  • Populations
  • 2005-2006
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • Total  View chart
  • 24.6
  • 16.9
  • 17.3
  • 12.8
Data Source: National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN), CDC/NCBDDD; National Vital Statistics System-Natality (NVSS-N), CDC/NCHS
Data Details Details about the methodology and measurement of this HP2020 objective
Revision History: This objective was revised. Read more about the revision history.

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Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

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