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Table 7 Secondary outcome measures

From: Oral cleft prevention program (OCPP)

Secondary outcome Measurement
Serum/red cell folate levels Measured using appropriate equipment (e.g. the Elecsys 2010 (Roche) or Immulite 2000) and reported in ng/ml.
Recurrence and severity of CL/P A severity score will be generated based on Table 6 above and the classification reported in Additional file 1
Occurrence of twinning Greater than 1 fetus per current pregnancy
Occurrence of a miscarriage/spontaneous abortion Fetal loss before 20 weeks of pregnancy
Incidence of Preeclampsia As reported according to local obstetric standards
Occurrence of other birth defects As diagnosed by clinical exam.
Birth Weight of the baby As measured at birth (in grams)
Gestational age at birth As determined by the obstetrician (in weeks-days)