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.