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Congenital Malformations Worldwide: A Report from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Monitoring Systems

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Geography 
Australia (AUS)
Canada (CAN)
China (CHN)
Sichuan
Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic, Slovakia)
Denmark (DNK)
Finland (FIN)
France (FRA)
Auvergne, Bassin Parisien, Centre-Est, Grand Est, Rhône-Alpes, Île-de-France
Hungary (HUN)
Israel (ISR)
Italy (ITA)
Emilia-Romagna, Nord-Est
Japan (JPN)
Tōkyō
Mexico (MEX)
Norway (NOR)
Spain (ESP)
Sweden (SWE)
Thailand (THA)
England, Northern Ireland, Wales
Georgia
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/1974 - 12/1988
Series or system 
International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research
Data type
Summary 

The tabular data in this book covers 22 birth defects, birth prevelence numbers, and rate of occurrences per 10,000 births. (Descriptions are provided for each condition.) The information comes from registries which contribute to the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Monitoring System (ICBDMS), originally created by the March of Dimes foundation. Global coverage is diverse--from cities to continents, including territories, countries and subnational regions. Coverage includes Atlanta, Australia, Canada, Central-East France, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, Emilia-Romagna (Italy), Hungary, Israel, Italy, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Norway, Paris, Sichuan, South America, Spain, Strasbourg, Sweden, Tokyo, US, and Wales.

See individual registry records linked through the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research series record for more granular information on coverage.

Citation
Publisher 
Publication year 
1991
Suggested citation 
International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Monitoring Systems. Congenital Malformations Worldwide: A Report from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Monitoring Systems. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 1991.
Other ID type 
ISBN
Other ID 
0-444-89137-4