Time trends in the prevalence and epidemiological characteristics of neural tube defects in Liaoning Province, China, 2006-2015: A population-based study

@inproceedings{Zhang2017TimeTI,
  title={Time trends in the prevalence and epidemiological characteristics of neural tube defects in Liaoning Province, China, 2006-2015: A population-based study},
  author={Tie-Ning Zhang and Ting-ting Gong and Yan-Ling Chen and Qi-jun Wu and Yuan Zhang and Cheng-Zhi Jiang and Jing Li and Li-li Li and Chen Zhou and Yan-Hong Huang},
  booktitle={Oncotarget},
  year={2017}
}
To evaluate the time trends in the prevalence of neural tube defects and all their subtypes as well as to identify the epidemiological characteristics of these malformations documented in the Liaoning Province of northeast China from 2006 to 2015. This was a population-based observational study using data from 3,248,954 live births as well as from 6217 cases of neural tube defects, 1,600 cases of anencephaly, 2,029 cases of spina bifida, 404 cases of encephalocele, and 3,008 cases of congenital… CONTINUE READING

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