Birth Defects Surveillance Report Card


Birth Defects Surveillance Report Card


This tool presents the results of a Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) report, which gives each of the 50 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, a letter grade based on their efforts to monitor and research birth defects.

This site also provides access to the following features:

  • Full report
  • Full technical report with appendices
  • News release
  • PowerPoint presentation
  • News coverage on birth defects report
  • March of Dimes news release
  • Birth Defects Tracking 2003 Update
  • Map with links to State report cards


Trust for America's Health

Funding Sources:

Bauman Foundation; Jenifer Altman Foundation; Joyce Foundation; Mitchell Kapor Foundation; Rockefeller Family Fund; The March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation; The Pew Charitable Trusts; Tortuga Foundation; Trust for America's Health


Release Date: 2003
Original Summary: February 2004
Last Updated: 01/14/09

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