Urban-Rural Variation in the Occurrence of Neural Tube Defects in Texas

This study examined the pattern and magnitude of urban-rural variation in anencephaly, spina bifida without anencephaly, and encephalocele in Texas using four different indicators of urban-rural status for the period 1999 to 2003.

Citation

LUBEN, T., L. C. MESSER, S. Carozza, S. Horel, P. Mendola, AND P. Langlois. Urban-Rural Variation in the Occurrence of Neural Tube Defects in Texas. Presented at International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Meeting, Pasadena, CA, October 12 - 16, 2008.