ABNORM_T field

Containing table:
Explanation of variable:
type of abnormality
Format of data:

New IeDEA-style coding, see coding table

Old Hicdep-style coding, character:

  • 1 = Birth defect(s) (detectable in physical examination including skin abnormalities)
  • 2 = Congenital infection(s)
  • 3 = Drug withdrawal syndrome
  • 4.1 = Neurological disorder(s): abnormal reflexes
  • 4.2 = Neurological disorder(s): abnormal motility
  • 4.3 = Neurological disorder(s): abnormal tonus
  • 90 = Other health problems

Coding Table

CodeNewborn / Congenital abnormality
1.3Neural tube defects
1.4Central Nervous System (CNS) - Other
2.1Cleft lip and palate
2.2Eye, Ear, Face and Neck - Other
3.1Acyanotic defects (e.g., ASD, VSD, AV canal, PDA)
3.2Cyanotic defects (e.g. Tetralogy of Fallot, transposition, pulmonary atresia, truncus, Ebstein's)
3.3Heart - Other
4.2Intestinal atresia
4.3Tracheo-esophageal Fistula
4.5Anorectal malformation
4.6Gastro-intestinal system - Other
5.1Ambiguous genitalia
5.2Ambiguous genitalia
5.3Genitals - Other
6.1Posterior urethral valves
6.2Renal and urinary system - Other
7.1Talipes equinovarus (club foot)
7.2Limb defects – Other
8.1Down syndrome
8.2Chromosomal anomaly – Other
9.1Other Organ System(s) Abnormality