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Perinatal Mortality Associated with Congenital Anomalies in EUROCAT Full Member Registries (n=291), 2008-2012, by Type of Anomaly

Description2 Breakdown by anomaly subgroup (as a % of all FDs) Breakdown by anomaly subgroup (as a % of all Early Neonatal Deaths) Prevalence of FD per 1,000 births Prevalence of Early Neonatal Deaths per 1,000 births Perinatal Mortality per 1,000 births3
All Anomalies 100 100 0.45 0.47 0.92
All Anomalies Excluding Chromosomal Anomalies 66.9 85 0.3 0.4 0.7
Nervous system 18.3 15.6 0.08 0.07 0.16
Neural Tube Defects 7.9 7.2 0.04 0.03 0.07
Anencephalus and similar 5.4 4.8 0.02 0.02 0.05
Congenital heart defects 16.6 30.6 0.07 0.14 0.22
Severe CHD § 8.2 17.4 0.04 0.08 0.12
Ventricular septal defect 4.6 7.7 0.02 0.04 0.06
Hypoplastic left heart 2 6.6 0.01 0.03 0.04
Respiratory 5.4 13 0.02 0.06 0.09
Digestive system 6.6 16.5 0.03 0.08 0.11
Diaphragmatic hernia 1.8 8.5 0.01 0.04 0.05
Urinary 10.1 18.3 0.05 0.09 0.13
Limb 10.2 9.5 0.05 0.04 0.09
Chromosomal 33.1 15 0.15 0.07 0.22
Down Syndrome 11.1 2.6 0.05 0.01 0.06
Edward syndrome/trisomy 18 10.4 5.8 0.05 0.03 0.07

FD=Fetal deaths from 20 weeks; early neonatal deaths=liveborns that died within the 1st week

1 Saxony Anhalt, Antwerp, Malta, N England, N Netherlands, Norway, Odense, Paris, Mainz, Isle de Reunion, Hungary, Hainaut, Dublin, SE Ireland, Basque Country, Tuscany, Emilia Romagna, Thames Valley, E Mid & S York, Vaud, Wales, Wessex, Valencia Region, Z

2 Only subgroups contributing to at least 5% of ear;y neonatal deaths or FD are shown

3 Perinatal mortality is sum of FD + early neonatal deaths. All figures rounded to 2 decimal places.

Fetal Death, Early Neonatal Death & Perinatal Mortality Associated with Congenital Anomalies per Country, 2008-2012, EUROCAT Full Member Registries (n=29)

Country Prevalence of FD per 1,000 births Prevalence of Early Neonatal Deaths per 1,000 births Perinatal Mortality per 1,000 births1
Austria (Styria) 0.41 0.41 0.81
Belgium (Antwerp, Hainaut) 0.36 0.55 0.90
Croatia (Zagreb) 0.07 0.39 0.47
Denmark (Odense) 0.44 0.20 0.64
France (Paris, Isle de Reunion, French West Indies) 0.55 0.65 1.20
Germany (Saxony Anhalt, Mainz) 0.75 0.24 1.00
Hungary (Hungary) 0.09 0.50 0.59
Ireland (Dublin, SE Ireland, Cork and Kerry) 1.09 1.07 2.16
Italy (Tuscany, Emilia Romagna) 0.15 0.16 0.31
Malta (Malta) 1.19 1.95 3.14
Netherlands (N Netherlands) 0.59 0.45 1.04
Norway (Norway) 0.35 0.38 0.74
Portugal (S Portugal) 0.11 0.20 0.31
Spain (Basque Country, Valencia Region) 0.17 0.31 0.48
Switzerland (Vaud) 0.52 0.35 0.87
Ukraine (Ukraine) 0.69 0.83 1.52
UK (N England, Thames Valley, E Mid & S York, Wales, Wessex) 0.65 0.44 1.09
EUROCAT total 0.45 0.47 0.92

FD=Fetal deaths from 20 weeks; early neonatal deaths=liveborns that died within the 1st week

1Perinatal mortality is sum of FD + early neonatal deaths. All figures rounded to 2 decimal

Rate of Terminations of Pregnancy for Fetal Anomaly Following Prenatal Diagnosis (TOPFA) and Rates of Perinatal Deaths per 1,000 Births by Country, 2008-2012, EUROCAT Full Member Registries (n=29)

Country Prevalence TOPFA <20 Weeks per 1,000 Births Prevalence TOPFA 20+ Weeks per 1,000 Births Total Prevalence TOPFA per 1,000 Births Perinatal Mortality per 1,000 births1 Perinatal Mortality + TOPFA per 1,000 births2
Austria (Styria) 2.79 1.01 3.82 0.81 4.63
Belgium (Antwerp, Hainaut) 2.39 1.30 3.96 0.90 4.86
Croatia (Zagreb) 1.28 0.52 1.82 0.47 2.28
Denmark (Odense) 4.78 2.07 6.85 0.64 7.49
France (Paris, Isle de Reunion, French West Indies) 4.87 3.81 8.69 1.20 9.89
Germany (Saxony Anhalt, Mainz) 2.66 1.33 4.02 1.00 5.02
Hungary (Hungary) 2.52 1.39 4.25 0.59 4.84
Ireland (Dublin, SE Ireland, Cork and Kerry) 0.02 0.03 0.18 2.16 2.34
Italy (Tuscany, Emilia Romagna) 2.97 1.31 4.40 0.31 4.71
Malta (Malta) 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.14 3.14
Netherlands (N Netherlands) 2.15 2.16 4.35 1.04 5.39
Norway (Norway) 1.92 1.06 3.82 0.74 4.56
Portugal (S Portugal) 0.68 0.36 1.15 0.31 1.46
Spain (Basque Country, Valencia Region) 3.20 1.95 5.23 0.48 5.71
Switzerland (Vaud) 5.72 2.10 7.82 0.87 8.69
Ukraine (Ukraine) 1.42 1.97 3.41 1.52 4.93
UK (N England, Thames Valley, E Mid & S York, Wales, Wessex) 3.24 2.00 5.28 1.09 6.37
EUROCAT total 2.70 1.65 4.52 0.92 5.44

1 Perinatal mortality+TOPFA is sum of previous 2 columns. All figures rounded to 2 decimal places.

2 Perinatal mortality is sum of FD + early neonatal deaths.