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TABLE B-30
1996 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS
                                      COMPLICATIONS OF THE NEWBORN(1)
                                          NUMBER AND PERCENT

               ITEM                NUMBER PERCENT                ITEM                           NUMBER PERCENT
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ABNORMAL CONDITIONS OF THE NEWBORN                CONGENITAL ANOMALIES OF CHILD

Anemia (Hct. <39 / Hgb. <13)          4     0.1   Anencephalus                                      2    0.03
Birth injury                         29     0.4   Spina bifida/Meningocele                          2    0.03
Fetal alcohol syndrome                0     0.0   Hydrocephalus                                     2    0.03
Hyaline membrane disease/RDS         50     0.7   Microcephalus                                     0    0.00
Meconium aspiration syndrome         22     0.3   Other central nervous system anomalies            1    0.02
Assisted ventilation <30 min.       114     1.7   Heart malformations                              10    0.15
Assisted ventilation <30 min.        66     1.0   Other circulatory/respiratory anomalies           7    0.10
Seizures                              6     0.1   Rectal atresia/stenosis                           2    0.03
Other                               225     3.3   Tracheo-esophageal fistula/Esophageal atresia     0    0.00
                                                  Omphalocele/Gastroschisis                         3    0.04
None                               6299    93.3   Other gastrointestinal anomalies                  2    0.03
Unknown                              13     0.2   Malformed genitalia                              15    0.22
One only                            383     5.7   Renal agenesis                                    0    0.00
More than one                        57     0.8   Other urogenital anomalies                       12    0.18
                                                  Cleft lip/palate                                  6    0.09
                                                  Polydactyly/Syndactyly/Adactyly                   8    0.12
                                                  Club foot                                         3    0.04
                                                  Diaphragmatic hernia                              0    0.00
                                                  Other musculoskeletal/integumental anomalies     11    0.16
                                                  Down's syndrome                                   2    0.03
                                                  Other chromosomal anomalies                       6    0.09
                                                  Other                                            44    0.65

                                                  None                                           6623   98.09
                                                  Unknown                                          15    0.22
                                                  One only                                         99    1.47
                                                  More than one                                    15    0.22
                    
(1) THERE MAY BE INCONSISTENCIES AMONG HOSPITALS IN THE REPORTING OF COMPLICATIONS.

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