Volume 2, Issue 3 (JULY 2003)                   Payesh 2003, 2(3): 47-53 | Back to browse issues page

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Objective(s): To determine the prevalence of cleft lip and palate in newborns of Yahyanejad Hospital in Babol during 1996- 2000.
Material & Methods: This was a retrospective study on newborns case records.
Results: In all 14036 case records have been studied. There were! I infants with cleft lip and/or palate. The frequency of clefts were 0. 78: I 000. There was not any significant relationship between sexes of the children, age of mothers, age of pregnancy and different kinds of cleft (P>0.05).
Conclusion: According to the results, Babol could be consider as a low prevalence of cleft lip and palate area.
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type of study: Research | Subject: Medical
Accepted: 2018/11/28 | Published: 2003/07/15