Epidemiologic characteristics and time trend in the prevalence of anotia and microtia in China.

@article{Deng2016EpidemiologicCA,
  title={Epidemiologic characteristics and time trend in the prevalence of anotia and microtia in China.},
  author={Kui Deng and Li Dai and Ling Yi and Changfei Deng and Xiaohong Li and Jun Zhu},
  journal={Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology},
  year={2016},
  volume={106 2},
  pages={88-94}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown an inconsistent time trend on the prevalence of anotia and microtia. Little has been reported on the epidemiologic characteristics of anotia and microtia in the Chinese population. METHODS Data from 1996-2007 were obtained from the Chinese Birth Defects Monitoring Network in China. Birth prevalence of anotia and microtia were assessed according to demographic characteristics and annual time trend. Poisson regression was used to calculate crude and… CONTINUE READING
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