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Rates for specific birth defects among native Hawaiians compared to whites, Hawaii 1986-2000.

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dc.contributor.authorForrester, Mathias B.
dc.contributor.authorMerz, Ruth D.
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-25T22:48:03Z-
dc.date.available2016-10-25T22:48:03Z-
dc.date.issued2004-08
dc.identifier.issn0017-8594
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10524/53532-
dc.description.abstractRates 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.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.subject.meshCongenital Abnormalities/epidemiology/ethnology
dc.subject.meshEuropean Continental Ancestry Group/statistics & numerical data
dc.subject.meshHawaii/epidemiology
dc.subject.meshHumans
dc.subject.meshInfant, Newborn
dc.subject.meshOceanic Ancestry Group/statistics & numerical data
dc.subject.meshPopulation Surveillance/methods
dc.subject.meshRegistries/statistics & numerical data
dc.titleRates for specific birth defects among native Hawaiians compared to whites, Hawaii 1986-2000.
dc.typeArticle
dc.type.dcmiText
prism.publicationnameHawaii Medical Journal-
prism.volume63-
prism.number8-
prism.pagerange238-42-
dc.identifier.pubmed15485073
Appears in Collections:Hawaii Medical Journal Articles For 2004



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