Table 1

Incidence of congenital hypothyroidism: Selected demographics from New York State (2000-2003) (modified from: Harris & Pass, Molec Genet Metab 91:268-277, 2007 [5])

    Demographic

    Incidence


Overall

1:1681


Gender


Male

1:1763


Female

1:1601


Ethnicity


White

1:1815


Black

1:1902


Asian

1:1016


Hispanic

1:1559


Birth weight


< 1500 g

1:1396


1500 - 2500 g

1:851


> 2500 g

1:1843


Single vs. multiple births


Single

1:1765


Twin

1:876


Multiple

1:575


Mother's age


< 20 years

1:1703


20-29 years

1:1608


30-39 years

1:1677


> 39 years

1:1328


Rastogi and LaFranchi Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2010 5:17   doi:10.1186/1750-1172-5-17

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