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CONGENITAL ABNORMALITIES

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Definition:
Congenital abnormalities refer to the prevalence rate of selected congenital anomalies per 10, 000 total births (includes live births and still births). Selected congenital anomalies comprise: spina bifida, limb reduction, Down’s syndrome, transportation of great vessels (non-corrected).

Source Publication:
OECD Health Data 2001: A Comparative Analysis of 30 Countries, OECD, Paris, 2001, data sources, definitions and methods.

Statistical Theme: Health statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 05, 2001