Birth Defects and Genetic Disorders Among Arab Americans—Michigan, 1992–2003

  title={Birth Defects and Genetic Disorders Among Arab Americans—Michigan, 1992–2003},
  author={Emad Yanni and Glenn E. Copeland and Richard S. Olney},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
Birth defects and genetic disorders are leading causes of infant morbidity and mortality in many countries. Population-based data on birth defects among Arab-American children have not been documented previously. Michigan has the second largest Arab-American community in the United States after California. Using data from the Michigan Birth Defects Registry (MBDR), which includes information on parents’ country of birth and ancestry, birth prevalences were estimated in offspring of Michigan… Expand
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