Abbreviations

ABS                 Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACAMS            Australian Congenital Anomalies Monitoring System

ACT                 Australian Capital Territory

AIHW               Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

ASGS              Australian Statistical Geography Standard

CALF               Congenital Anomaly Linked File

CDC                Centers for Disease Control

GARD             Genetic and Rare Disease Information Center

ICBDSR          International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research

ICD-10-AM     International statistical classification of diseases and related health problems, 10th revision, Australian 

                        modification

ICD-9-BPA      International statistical classification of diseases and related health problems, 9th edition, British 

                        Paediatric Association

NSW                New South Wales

NCADC           National Congenital Anomalies Data Collection

NCAAG           National Congenital Anomaly Advisory Group

NPDC              National Perinatal Data Collection

Qld                  Queensland

SA                    South Australia

SABDR            South Australian Birth Defects Register

Tas                  Tasmania

VCAR               Victorian Congenital Anomalies Register

Vic                   Victoria

WA                  Western Australia

WARDA           Western Australian Register of Developmental Anomalies

WHO               World Health Organization

Symbols

—                  nil or rounded to zero

. .                  not applicable

n.a.               not available