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TABLE B-30
2004 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)                4       0.1   Anencephalus                                       0       0.00
Birth injury                             86       1.3   Spina bifida/Meningocele                           2       0.03
Fetal alcohol syndrome                    0       0.0   Hydrocephalus                                      1       0.02
Hyaline membrane disease/RDS             35       0.5   Microcephalus                                      0       0.00
Meconium aspiration syndrome              9       0.1   Other central nervous system anomalies             1       0.02
Assisted ventilation <30 min.            85       1.3   Heart malformations                                8       0.12
Assisted ventilation >30 min.            28       0.4   Other circulatory/respiratory anomalies            1       0.02
Seizures                                  3      <0.1   Rectal atresia/stenosis                            0       0.00
Other                                   269       4.1   Tracheo-esophageal fistula/Esophageal atresia      1       0.02
                                                        Omphalocele/Gastroschisis                          3       0.05
None                                   6135      93.0   Other gastrointestinal anomalies                   3       0.05
Unknown                                  14       0.2   Malformed genitalia                               17       0.26
One only                                382       5.8   Renal agenesis                                     1       0.02
More than one                            66       1.0   Other urogenital anomalies                         7       0.11
                                                        Cleft lip/palate                                   6       0.09
                                                        Polydactyly/Syndactyly/Adactyly                    4       0.06
                                                        Club foot                                          3       0.05
                                                        Diaphragmatic hernia                               1       0.02
                                                        Other musculoskeletal/integumental anomalies       5       0.08
                                                        Down's syndrome                                   11       0.17
                                                        Other chromosomal anomalies                        1       0.02
                                                        Other                                             38       0.58

                                                        None                                            6476      98.17
                                                        Unknown                                           16       0.24
                                                        One only                                          97       1.47
                                                        More than one                                      8       0.12
(1) THERE MAY BE INCONSISTENCIES AMONG HOSPITALS IN THE REPORTING OF COMPLICATIONS.

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