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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    
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.
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    
Hawaii Birth Defects Program, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Congenital Abnormalities / epidemiology,  ethnology*
European Continental Ancestry Group / statistics & numerical data*
Hawaii / epidemiology
Infant, Newborn
Oceanic Ancestry Group / statistics & numerical data*
Population Surveillance / methods*
Registries / statistics & numerical data

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