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Indicator Report - Newborn Heelstick Screening

Why Is This Important?

Screening of newborns for genetic disorders and disabling conditions facilitates early entry into comprehensive care programs, which can improve quality of life, avoid disability, and save lives.

health.utah.gov/newbornscreening

Newborn Screening Statute
le.utah.gov/~code/TITLE26/htm/26_10_000600.htm

Newborn Sreening Rule
www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/code/r398/r398-001.htm

Newborn Screening Abnormal Disorders by Ethnicity, Utah, 2010

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data table

Data Sources

Utah Birth Certificate Database, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Department of Health. Newborn Screening Program Data - LabWare.

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Definition

Percentage of newborns screened in Utah for state mandated screening.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of newborns screened who were born in Utah or number of newborns diagnosed with a specific disorder.
Denominator: Number of newborns born in Utah or total number of newborns diagnosed with a specific disorder.

Page Content Updated On 09/05/2013, Published on 09/30/2013
The information provided above is from the Utah Department of Health's Center for Health Data IBIS-PH web site (http://ibis.health.utah.gov). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: "Retrieved Mon, 28 July 2014 10:23:24 from Utah Department of Health, Center for Health Data, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site: http://ibis.health.utah.gov".

Content updated: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:09:23 MST