Jessica Steen

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The study concerns children born the years 1975-84. Only children in need of hearing aids are taken into account. The incidense was 1.08 per 1,000 live born children. The prevalens in January 1988 was 1.57 per 1,000 children, including 18 children moving into the city. The etiology among 75 children was 47% prenatal, 16% perinatal, 11% postnatal defects and(More)
Perinatal and infant death are important indicators of community health. We examined the rate of stillbirth and death before the age of two years among 36,700 children with Norwegian and 2,750 children with Pakistani background. There was no difference in the rate of stillbirth and death during the second year of life, but a 2.5-3 times higher death rate(More)