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Title: Congenital malformations at a referral hospital in Gorgan, Islamic Republic of Iran
Authors: Golalipour, M.J.
Ahmadpour Kacho, M.
Vakili, M.A.
Issue Date: 2005
Language: English
Abstract: This study recorded the rate of congenital malformations in 10000 births at a referral hospital in Gorgan, Islamic Republic of Iran in 1998-99. The overall incidence of congenital malformations was 1.01% [1.19% in males and 0.76% in females]. Anomalies of the musculoskeletal system had the highest incidence [0.38%], followed by central nervous system [0.28%] and genitourinary system [0.25%]. The incidence of congenital malformations in different ethnic groups was 0.85%, 1.45% and 1.70% in native Fars, Turkman and Sistani groups respectively. Sex and ethnic background are factors in the rate of congenital malformations in this area
Description: 707-715
Keywords: Birth Rate
Cause of Death
Consanguinity
Cross-Sectional Studies
Incidence
Infant Mortality
Subject: Abnormalities
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/116998
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1104/11_4_2005_707_715.pdf
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