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Table 3 Type of other congenital defects except NTDs

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

Birth defects Mountain n(prevalence per 10,000) 95 % CI Hill 95 % CI Terai 95 % CI
n(prevalence per 10,000) n(prevalence per 10,000)
Hydrocephalus 0 (0.0) 8 (5.0) 2.0–10.0 8 (9.0) 5.0–18.0
Scoliosis 0 (0.0) 1 (1.0) 0.0–4.0 1 (1.0) 0.0–6.0
Cleft palate 2 (6.0) 2.0–23.0 7 (5.0) 2.0–10.0 4 (4.0) 1.0–11.0
Cleft lip 0 (0.0) 3 (2.0) 1.0–6.0 1 (1.0) 0.0–6.0
Limb deformities 0 (0.0) 19 (13.0) 8.0–20.0 13 (14.0) 8.0–24.0
Genital abnormalities 0 (0.0) 11 (7.0) 4.0–13.0 15 (17.0) 10.0–28.0
Any other deformities 3 (10.0) 3.0–29.0 31 (21.0) 14.0–28.0 4 (4.0) 1.0–11.0
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval