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                                    CONGENITAL ANOMALIES REPORTED ON BIRTH CERTIFICATES
                                             BIRTHS TO ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1997


                                                                                                 TOTAL
                   CONGENITAL ANOMALY (BIRTH DEFECT)                                            REPORTED


                   TOTAL, ALL DEFECTS                                                              692

                   ANENCEPHALUS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        5

                   SPINA BIFIDA/MENINGOCELE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       12

                   HYDROCEPHALUS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       12

                   MICROCEPHALUS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        4

                   OTHER CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM ANOMALIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        7

                   HEART MALFORMATIONS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       58

                   OTHER CIRCULATORY/RESPIRATORY ANOMALIES  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       63

                   RECTAL ATRESIA/STENOSIS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        6

                   TRACHEO ESOPHAGEAL FISTULA/ESOPHAGEAL ATRESIA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        9

                   OMPHALOCELE/GASTROSCHISIS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       21

                   OTHER GASTROINTESTINAL ANOMALIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       20

                   MALFORMED GENITALIA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       49

                   RENAL AGENESIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        7

                   OTHER UROGENITAL ANOMALIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       40

                   CLEFT LIP/PALATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       44

                   POLYDACTYLY/SYNDACTYLY/ADACTYLY  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       45

                   CLUB FOOT  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       36

                   DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        5

                   OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL/INTEGUMENTAL ANOMALIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       58

                   DOWN SYNDROME  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       14

                   OTHER CHROMOSOMAL ANOMALIES  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       22

                   OTHER AND UNSPECIFIED CONGENITAL ANOMALIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      155






                   NOTE:  IN CASES WHERE MORE THAN ONE CONGENITAL ANOMALY IS REPORTED ON A BIRTH CERTIFICATE,
                          EACH ANOMALY IS LISTED SEPARATELY.
                          THE 692 CONGENITAL ANOMALIES REPORTED AFFECTED 619 NEWBORNS.

                   SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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