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Table 4 Ecological relations of congenital defects with general health of women

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

Ecological regions Anemia, n (%) Underweight BMI, n (%) Hypertension, n (%) Congenital defects per 10,000
Mountain 20 (2.2) 54 (6.1) 85 (9.4) 16.0
Hill 2165 (26.0) 1161 (14.8) 432 (5.2) 56.0
Terai 1232 (24.7) 1235 (26.6) 431 (8.6) 58.0