Incidence of congenital anomalies among white and black live births with long-term follow-up.

@article{Christianson1981IncidenceOC,
  title={Incidence of congenital anomalies among white and black live births with long-term follow-up.},
  author={Roberta E. Christianson and Barbara J van den Berg and L Milkovich and F W Oechsli},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1981},
  volume={71 12},
  pages={1333-41}
}
The incidence of congenital anomalies at birth and accumulated to five years is presented for live-born children in a large prospective study. Congenital anomalies are not all diagnosable at birth; our data demonstrate that the incidence rate increases approximately three-and-one-halffold for Blacks and approximately fivefold for Whites between six days of age and five years of age. The incidence of congenital anomalies at birth was higher among Black children than White children, but there… CONTINUE READING