An epidemiologic study of neural tube defects: Delta County, Michigan, 1969-1988.

@article{Brazeau1992AnES,
  title={An epidemiologic study of neural tube defects: Delta County, Michigan, 1969-1988.},
  author={N K Brazeau and S J Wentz and Alison M. Hansen and Talmage M Holmes},
  journal={Family practice research journal},
  year={1992},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={205-12}
}
We determined the incidence of neural tube defects (anencephaly, spina bifida, hydrocephalus) in a rural county in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan because several local physicians perceived that the incidence in this area might be high. To assure that all neural tube defects that occurred were noted, data for the study were collected from hospital birth-log books, patient records of all neural tube defect births, all stillbirth records, and from records of babies transferred to other regional… CONTINUE READING