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TABLE B-30
2003 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS

COMPLICATIONS OF THE NEWBORN (1)
NUMBER AND PERCENT OF BIRTHS

ITEM                                 NUMBER   PERCENT   ITEM                                            NUMBER    PERCENT
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ABNORMAL CONDITIONS OF THE NEWBORN                      CONGENITAL ANOMALIES OF CHILD                                  
Anemia (Hct.<39 / Hgb.<13) 11 0.2 Anencephalus 0 0.00 Birth injury 85 1.3 Spina bifida/Meningocele 2 0.03 Fetal alcohol syndrome 2 <0.1 Hydrocephalus 2 0.03 Hyaline membrane disease/RDS 45 0.7 Microcephalus 0 0.00 Meconium aspiration syndrome 15 0.2 Other central nervous system anomalies 1 0.02 Assisted ventilation <30 min. 104 1.6 Heart malformations 11 0.17 Assisted ventilation >30 min. 79 1.2 Other circulatory/respiratory anomalies 5 0.08 Seizures 4 0.1 Rectal atresia/stenosis 1 0.02 Other 487 7.4 Tracheo-esophageal fistula/Esophageal atresia 1 0.02 Omphalocele/Gastroschisis 2 0.03 None 5857 88.9 Other gastrointestinal anomalies 3 0.05 Unknown 9 0.1 Malformed genitalia 19 0.29 One only 624 9.5 Renal agenesis 0 0.00 More than one 99 1.5 Other urogenital anomalies 8 0.12 Cleft lip/palate 9 0.14 Polydactyly/Syndactyly/Adactyly 4 0.06 Club foot 11 0.17 Diaphragmatic hernia 4 0.06 Other musculoskeletal/integumental anomalies 8 0.12 Down's syndrome 7 0.11 Other chromosomal anomalies 8 0.12 Other 37 0.56 None 6456 97.98 Unknown 9 0.14 One only 108 1.64 More than one 16 0.24
(1) THERE MAY BE INCONSISTENCIES AMONG HOSPITALS IN THE REPORTING OF COMPLICATIONS.

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