[Epidemiology of cleft lip and cleft palate in China].

@article{Xiao1989EpidemiologyOC,
  title={[Epidemiology of cleft lip and cleft palate in China].},
  author={Kun Xiao},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi},
  year={1989},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={192-4, 14}
}
  • Kun Xiao
  • Published 1989 in Zhonghua yi xue za zhi
During a period of 12 months (Oct. 1986 to Sep. 1987), 1,243,284 live and still births were monitored in 945 hospitals of 29 provinces cities and autonomous regions of China. A total of 2,265 cases of cleft lip and cleft palate were recorded, of which cleft lip with cleft palate accounted for 61.3%, isolated cleft lip for 30.5% and isolated cleft palate for 8.2%. The incidence of cleft lip and cleft palate in this country varied from 13.4 to 30.7 with a mean of 18.2 per 10,000. The total… CONTINUE READING