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Prognosis of Congenital conditions

Life Expectancy and Survival Rates

Average life years lost from Congenital conditions: 59.2 for birth defects in North Carolina1. ...see also deaths and Congenital conditions

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Congenital conditions: 10,393 deaths reported in USA 1999 for congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities(NVSR Sep 2001)

Estimated mortality rate for Congenital conditions from prevalence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 10,393 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 10,393 deaths reported in USA 1999 for congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities(NVSR Sep 2001))
  • Incidence: 8,160,000 (USA prevalence calculated from this data: 3-4% of babies (NWHIC)
  • 0.13% (ratio of deaths to prevalence).
  • See also Deaths and Congenital conditions and Overview of Congenital conditions.

Complications:

See also complications of Congenital conditions.

Death Statistics for Congenital conditions

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Congenital conditions:

Congenital conditions: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Congenital conditions usually refers to the likely outcome of Congenital conditions. The prognosis of Congenital conditions may include the duration of Congenital conditions, chances of complications of Congenital conditions, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Congenital conditions, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Congenital conditions. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.



Footnotes:
1. Years of Potential Life Lost in North Carolina, NCMJ March/April 2002, Volume 63, Number 2
 

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