TABLE 1.

Perinatal Characteristics for All Cases of CDH in Western Australia, 1991–2002 (N = 116)

Characteristicn (%)
Gender
    Male66 (57)
    Female48 (41)
    Indeterminate2 (2)
Plurality
    Singleton113 (97)
    Multiple3 (3)
Side of hernia*
    Left84/100 (84)
    Right14/100 (14)
    Central2/100 (2)
Diagnosis
    Prenatal61 (53)
    Postnatal55 (47)
Hospital of birth
    Tertiary perinatal center (inborn)75 (65)
    Other (outborn)41 (35)
Other congenital anomaly
    Major54 (47)
    Minor45 (39)
  • * Side of hernia was not known in 16 cases.