Population prevalence rates of birth defects: a data management and epidemiological perspective.

@article{Riley2006PopulationPR,
  title={Population prevalence rates of birth defects: a data management and epidemiological perspective.},
  author={Merilyn Riley},
  journal={Health information management : journal of the Health Information Management Association of Australia},
  year={2006},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={94-9}
}
The Victorian Birth Defects Register (VBDR) is a population-based surveillance system with a primary function of monitoring trends in birth defects. This paper outlines the processes undertaken in Victoria, Australia, to obtain population prevalence rates of birth defects and investigates the effect on the prevalence rates of variations in collection and… CONTINUE READING