2-8. Congenital anomalies
2-8-1. Congenital anomalies in South Australia
- In 2015, there were 516 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 2015 were: Hypospadias & epispadias (32 notified births); Cleft palate (17); Cleft lip and palate (Total cleft lip) (14). These classifications are based on the British Paediatric Association (BPA) Classification of Diseases.1
Data source: SA Health 2017
- Based on Pregnancy Outcome Unit, SA Health (SA Health 2017), Government of South Australia 2017, Pregnancy outcome in South Australia 2015, Scheil W, Jolly K, Scott J, Catcheside B, Sage L, Kennare R., viewed August 2018.