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Rates for specific birth defects among native Hawaiians compared to whites, Hawaii 1986-2000.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15485073     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rates for many birth defects have not been identified for native Hawaiians. Using birth defects regstry data, the total major birth defect rate for whites was found to be 4.70% and for native Hawaiians was 4.75%. After adjusting for maternalage, the rates were lower among native Hawaiians for 40 (74.1%) of 54 selected birth defects.
Authors:
Mathias B Forrester; Ruth D Merz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hawaii medical journal     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0017-8594     ISO Abbreviation:  Hawaii Med J     Publication Date:  2004 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-10-15     Completed Date:  2004-12-10     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984209R     Medline TA:  Hawaii Med J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  238-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Hawaii Birth Defects Program, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Congenital Abnormalities / epidemiology,  ethnology*
European Continental Ancestry Group / statistics & numerical data*
Hawaii / epidemiology
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Oceanic Ancestry Group / statistics & numerical data*
Population Surveillance / methods*
Registries / statistics & numerical data

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