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TABLE B-30
1998 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS
                                          COMPLICATIONS OF THE NEWBORN*
                                               NUMBER AND PERCENT

               ITEM                    NUMBER  PERCENT                  ITEM                           NUMBER  PERCENT
---------------------------------------------  -------  ---------------------------------------------  ------  -------

ABNORMAL CONDITIONS OF THE NEWBORN                      CONGENITAL ANOMALIES OF CHILD

Anemia (Hct.<39 / Hgb.<13)                4     0.1     Anencephalus                                       0     0.00
Birth injury                             32     0.5     Spina bifida/Meningocele                           0     0.00
Fetal alcohol syndrome                    0     0.0     Hydrocephalus                                      1     0.02
Hyaline membrane disease/RDS             33     0.5     Microcephalus                                      0     0.00
Meconium aspiration syndrome              9     0.1     Other central nervous system anomalies             1     0.02
Assisted ventilation <30 min.           149     2.3     Heart malformations                                6     0.09
Assisted ventilation >30 min.            66     1.0     Other circulatory/respiratory anomalies            2     0.03
Seizures                                  2    <0.1     Rectal atresia/stenosis                            1     0.02
Other                                   146     2.2     Tracheo-esophageal fistula/Esophageal atresia      0     0.00
                                                        Omphalocele/Gastroschisis                          3     0.05
None                                   6178    94.0     Other gastrointestinal anomalies                   0     0.00
Unknown                                  14     0.2     Malformed genitalia                               16     0.24
One only                                318     4.8     Renal agenesis                                     3     0.05
More than one                            59     0.9     Other urogenital anomalies                         1     0.02
                                                        Cleft lip/palate                                   4     0.06
                                                        Polydactyly/Syndactyly/Adactyly                    7     0.11
                                                        Club foot                                          3     0.05
                                                        Diaphragmatic hernia                               2     0.03
                                                        Other musculoskeletal/integumental anomalies       6     0.09
                                                        Down's syndrome                                    1     0.02
                                                        Other chromosomal anomalies                        2     0.03
                                                        Other                                             32     0.49

                                                        None                                            6470    98.49
                                                        Unknown                                           14     0.21
                                                        One only                                          79     1.20
                                                        More than one                                      6     0.09
                    
* THERE MAY BE INCONSISTENCIES AMONG HOSPITALS IN THE REPORTING OF COMPLICATIONS.

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