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Table 1 Prevalence of neural tube and other birth defects

From: Prevalence of congenital defects including selected neural tube defects in Nepal: results from a health survey

Indicators Prevalence per 10,000 (n/N)* 95 % CI
Prevalence of congenital defects 52.0 (142/27201) 44.0–61.0
Prevalence of selected NTDs only 4.0 (11/27201) 2.0–7.0
Prevalence of other congenital defects except NTDs 48.0 (131/27201) 40.0–57.0
Prevalence of congenital defects in Mountain 16.0 (5/3079) 7.0–38.0
Prevalence of congenital defects in Hill 56.0 (85/15156) 45.0–69.0
Prevalence of congenital defects in Terai 58.0 (52/8966) 44.0–76.0
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval
  2. * n denotes the children with congenital defects and N denotes total live children