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TABLE B-30
1997 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)               7    0.1     Anencephalus                                      1     0.02
Birth injury                            33    0.5     Spina bifida/Meningocele                          0     0.00
Fetal alcohol syndrome                   1   <0.1     Hydrocephalus                                     4     0.06
Hyaline membrane disease/RDS            33    0.5     Microcephalus                                     1     0.02
Meconium aspiration syndrome            12    0.2     Other central nervous system anomalies            2     0.03
Assisted ventilation <30 min.          167    2.5     Heart malformations                               1     0.02
Assisted ventilation >30 min.           56    0.8     Other circulatory/respiratory anomalies           7     0.11
Seizures                                 3   <0.1     Rectal atresia/stenosis                           0     0.00
Other                                  144    2.2     Tracheo-esophageal fistula/Esophageal atresia     2     0.03
                                                      Omphalocele/Gastroschisis                         2     0.03
None                                  6200   93.9     Other gastrointestinal anomalies                  2     0.03
Unknown                                  8    0.1     Malformed genitalia                               7     0.11
One only                               342    5.2     Renal agenesis                                    1     0.02
More than one                           52    0.8     Other urogenital anomalies                        5     0.08
                                                      Cleft lip/palate                                 10     0.15
                                                      Polydactyly/Syndactyly/Adactyly                   7     0.11
                                                      Club foot                                         4     0.06
                                                      Diaphragmatic hernia                              0     0.00
                                                      Other musculoskeletal/integumental anomalies      7     0.11
                                                      Down's syndrome                                   1     0.02
                                                      Other chromosomal anomalies                       3     0.05
                                                      Other                                            32     0.49

                                                      None                                           6510    98.61
                                                      Unknown                                           7     0.11
                                                      One only                                         76     1.15
                                                      More than one                                     9     0.14
                    
* THERE MAY BE INCONSISTENCIES AMONG HOSPITALS IN THE REPORTING OF COMPLICATIONS.

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