Table 12.

Positive Examination Result for DDH Based on Training of Examiner and Method of Examination of the Newborn, at an Intermediate (±6 Months of Age), and at 12 Months of Age

Age at OutcomeStrategy
Pediatrician
PE*
Orthopaedist
PE*
Ultrasonography*
Newborn8.6011.5025.00
Intermediate0.340.100.28
12 mo0.210.080.20
  • * Units are the number of DDH said to be positive per 1000 examinations.