We have found the incidences to be as expected. Annual births in Texas number approximately 42,000 blacks, more than 90,000 Hispanics, and more than 175,000 whites. The newborn screening program is detecting approximately 100 cases of sickle cell anemia, 40 cases of SC disease, and 4,200 sickle hemoglobin carriers annually.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Issue number||5 SUPPL.|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1989|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health