The aim of this study was to describe the prevalence, subtypes, severity and neuroimaging findings of cerebral palsy (CP) in a cohort of children born in Southern Denmark. Risk factors were analysed and aetiology considered.
A population-based cohort study covering 17,580 live births from 2003 to 2008.
The study included 43 children diagnosed with CP. The overall prevalence of CP was 2.4 per 1,000 live births (95% confidence interval (CI): 1.8-3.2). The gestational age (GA)-specific prevalence ranged from 63.5 per 1,000 live births for GA