2-8. Congenital anomalies
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
Data source: SA Health 2018
- 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.