The changing panorama of cerebral palsy in Sweden. VII. Prevalence and origin in the birth year period 1987-90.

@article{Hagberg1996TheCP,
  title={The changing panorama of cerebral palsy in Sweden. VII. Prevalence and origin in the birth year period 1987-90.},
  author={Bengt A Hagberg and Gudrun Hagberg and I Olow and Lennart von Wendt},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={1996},
  volume={85 8},
  pages={954-60}
}
This seventh Swedish population-based cerebral palsy (CP) report comprises 216 children born between 1987 and 1990. The crude live birth prevalence was 2.36 per 1000, indicating a break in the continuous increase since 1970. Excluding 10 postnatally-derived cases, gestational-age specific prevalences were 80 for extremely, 54 for very and 8 for moderately preterms and 1.4 for term children per 1000. Birth weight-specific prevalences were 57 for birth weights < 1000 g, 68 for 1000-1499 g, 14 for… CONTINUE READING

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