Report of Birth Defects Among 1999-2018 Deliveries

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Methods    PDF  
Data Tables

1. Prevalence of Selected Birth Defects among Deliveries to Texas Residents


2. By Year, 1999-2018


3. By Mother's Age


4. By Mother's Race/Ethnicity


5. By Sex of Infant or Fetus


6. Pregnancy Outcome Distribution for Selected Birth Defects


7. Tables R1 through R11, By Region of the State

Appendix A: Denominators Used in Calculating Prevalence (Texas Resident Live Births)  PDF  XLSX
Appendix B: BPA Codes Used to Define the Defects Shown in this Report  PDF  
Appendix C: Glossary  PDF  
Appendix D: Birth Defect Investigations  PDF         
Appendix E: Research Using Data from the Texas Birth Defects Registry and Related Projects  PDF  

Click on the appropriate link below for Excel files of birth defect rates by Texas Health and Human Services Region.     

 Texas Regions map


Data Visualizations

Prevalence of Selected Birth Defects by:

You can find data by county on the Texas Health Data website. You can also request data by email or call 512-776-7232.  

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