Birth Defects Data

Rhode Island Numbers

  • The overall prevalence rate for birth defects from 2006 to 2010 in Rhode Island is 468 per 10,000 live births, or about 1 in 21 babies born with a birth defect.
  • The total hospital cost for newborns in Rhode Island with a birth defect is $102 million in the period 2008-2011.

Birth Defects by Body System

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Prevalence Rate Nationally Reportable Birth Defects 2006 - 2010

Data Table

Data Source

  • Hospital Patient data