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2-8. Congenital anomalies

2-8-1. Congenital anomalies in South Australia

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2-8-1. Congenital anomalies in South Australia

  • In 2016, there were 161 births (2.6%) in South Australia notified with congenital anomalies.1
  • The trend over the last decade has been slightly increasing, up from 2.3% in 2006.1
  • The top three congenital anomalies notified to South Australia's perinatal statistics collection in 2016 were: Hypospadias & epispadias (28 notified births); Cleft lip and palate (20); Trisomy 21 (18). These classifications are based on the British Paediatric Association (BPA) Classification of Diseases.1

 

Births notified with congenital anomalies, 2016
Region %
Metropolitan Adelaide n.a.
Country SA n.a.
South Australia 2.6%
Australia n.a.

2 8 1 2019 10 01

Data source: SA Health 2018

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Sources

  1. Based on 'Table 89: Obstetric aspects of perinatal statistics, South Australia, 1981 and 2007 – 2016', Pregnancy Outcome in South Australia 2016. Adelaide: Pregnancy Outcome Unit, Prevention and Population Health Branch, SA Health, Government of South Australia, 2018. Accessed on 30 September 2019.