Congenital Heart Defect Fact Sheets
The congenital heart defects (CHD) information sheets were developed by a workgroup of the Congenital Heart Public Health Consortium (CHPHC). They carefully reviewed published literature and developed these sheets to address frequently asked questions about CHDs. Topics include: prevalence, risk factors and causes, mortality, morbidity, and healthcare access and costs.
CHD Fact Sheet - short version
The short version fact sheet answers 5 basic frequently asked questions about congenital heart defects in an easy-to-share format.
CHD Fact Sheet - long version
The long version fact sheet addresses a wider range of questions and includes more detailed information with references. This can serve as a source document for sound bites and statistics regarding CHD.
The facts on the short sheet were based on the detailed information with references from the long sheet.