Infographic: The Surprisingly Common World of Congenital Heart Defect

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

One out of every 100 children is born with a congenital heart defect (CHD). Furthermore, CHDs are the leading cause of birth-defect related deaths, and there are over 1 million American adults living with a CHD, according to a new infographic by top-nursing-programs.com.

This infographic details CHD statistics, risk factors and causes of CHD, likelihood based on family history and common types of CHD.

The Surprisingly Common World of Congenital Heart Defect

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