Statistics

British Columbia:

Calendar Year* Number of Live Births with Esophageal Atresia/ Tracheoesophageal Fistula Total Number of Live Births Rate
(per 10,000 Live Births)**
2005 11 40,647 2.71
2006 <5 41,549 0.72
2007 10 43,431 2.30
2008 8 44,036 1.82
2009 6 44,893 1.34
2010 7 43,638 1.60
2011 14 43,950 3.19
2012 8 43,976 1.82
2013 6 43,457 1.38
2014 10 44,029 2.27
2015 5 43,853 1.14
2016§ 10 40,722 2.46

 

Note:

  • Only includes live births to BC residents; stillbirths and late terminations are excluded.
  • Cells with counts between 1 and 4 are not reported
  • *Calendar year is based on baby’s discharge date
  • † Includes live births with ICD -10-CM codes of either Q39.0 (Atresia of esophagus without fistula) or Q39.1 (Atresia of esophagus with tracheoesophageal fistula) or Q39.2 (Congenital tracheoesophageal fistula without atresia)
  • § April 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016:  Preliminary data – not all records received and final data quality not yet completed
  • ** Rates for cells with counts between 1 and 4 are based on counts of 3

Source: Perinatal Services BC. British Columbia Perinatal Data Registry. Year Provided: January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2016. Resource Type: Tabulated Data. Data provided on June 5, 2017.

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