Children with neonatal abstinence syndrome

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Definitions: Number of newborn babies clinical signs of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). Rate is per 1,000 live births. Data were reported to the Department of Health by hospitals in Tennessee. 

Data Source: Data on the number of NAS babies were collected from Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Surveillance System, Division of Family Health and Wellness, Tennessee Department of Health.
Live births data were received from the Office of Population Health Surveillance, Division of Population Health Assessment, Tennessee Department of Health. The Kids Count division of the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth organized data and calculated rates
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Footnotes: Counties refer to maternal county of residence. State total includes cases with unknown county.