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Volume 25, Number 8—August 2019

Underreporting of Fatal Congenital Zika Syndrome, Mexico, 2016–2017

Victor M. CardenasComments to Author , Angel Jose Paternina-Caicedo, and Ernesto Benito Salvatierra
Author affiliations: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA (V.M. Cardenas); Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia (A.J. Paternina-Caicedo); Unidad San Cristóbal, Chiapas, Mexico (E.B. Salvatierra)

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Table 2

Infant deaths from microcephaly in Mexico during 2007–2015 and 2016–2017

Period No. infant deaths from microcephaly* No. live births Rate of infant deaths from microcephaly/100,000 live births Rate ratio (95% CI)
2016–2017 53 4,527,747 1.17 1.5 (1.1–2.0)
2007–2015 183 22,893,387 0.80 Referent

*International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, code Q02x.

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