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Congenital anomaly surveillance in England—ascertainment deficiencies in the national system

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Objective Firstly, to assess the completeness of ascertainment in the National Congenital Anomaly System (NCAS), the basis for congenital anomaly surveillance in England and Wales, and its variation by defect, geographical area, and socioeconomic deprivation. Secondly, to assess the impact of the lack of data on pregnancies terminated because of fetal anomaly. Design Comparison of the NCAS with four local congenital anomaly registers in England. Setting Four regions in England covering so...

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Boyd, P A
Armstrong, B
Dolk, H
Wellesley, D
Pattenden, S
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
British Medical Journal (BMJ) More from this journal
Issue:
330
Publication date:
2005-01-01
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http://sers009b.sers.ox.ac.uk/archive/00000928/
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2012-11-15

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