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Approximate Births by occurrence (ref. 2010 NCHS data)
Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
American Indian: <1%
African American: 12%
Asian/Pacific islander: 4%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 50% (may also be included in race categories above)
Tex. Code Ann. Health & Safety Code §§ 33.011, et seq.(1991) - addresses newborn screening requirements. For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators
Initial and second screen required by law on all infants.
NBS filter paper form: .jpg
NBS Fee: $29.50 for each mandated specimen.