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TABLE B-30
1999 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS
                                       COMPLICATIONS OF THE NEWBORN*
                                             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)                3   <0.1     Anencephalus                                       1    0.02
Birth injury                             35    0.5     Spina bifida/Meningocele                           0    0.00
Fetal alcohol syndrome                    0    0.0     Hydrocephalus                                      0    0.00
Hyaline membrane disease/RDS             26    0.4     Microcephalus                                      0    0.00
Meconium aspiration syndrome              8    0.1     Other central nervous system anomalies             3    0.05
Assisted ventilation <30 min.           150    2.3     Heart malformations                                2    0.03
Assisted ventilation >30 min.            31    0.5     Other circulatory/respiratory anomalies            3    0.05
Seizures                                  4    0.1     Rectal atresia/stenosis                            1    0.02
Other                                   142    2.2     Tracheo-esophageal fistula/Esophageal atresia      0    0.00
                                                       Omphalocele/Gastroschisis                          2    0.03
None                                   6176   94.1     Other gastrointestinal anomalies                   1    0.02
Unknown                                  23    0.4     Malformed genitalia                                8    0.12
One only                                326    5.0     Renal agenesis                                     1    0.02
More than one                            35    0.5     Other urogenital anomalies                         3    0.05
                                                       Cleft lip/palate                                   4    0.06
                                                       Polydactyly/Syndactyly/Adactyly                    5    0.08
                                                       Club foot                                         12    0.18
                                                       Diaphragmatic hernia                               1    0.02
                                                       Other musculoskeletal/integumental anomalies       4    0.06
                                                       Down's syndrome                                    3    0.05
                                                       Other chromosomal anomalies                        3    0.05
                                                       Other                                             31    0.47

                                                       None                                            6459   98.46
                                                       Unknown                                           19    0.29
                                                       One only                                          77    1.17
                                                       More than one                                      5    0.08
                    
* THERE MAY BE INCONSISTENCIES AMONG HOSPITALS IN THE REPORTING OF COMPLICATIONS.

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