Table 1

Total number of all-cause admissions and days in hospital for (A) non-syndromic and (B) syndromic cleft patients in the first 2 years of life, according to cleft type; year of birth 1997–2008

Cleft typeN*Total number of admissionsTotal number of days in hospital
(A) Non-syndromic patients
(B) Syndromic patients
  • Hospital Episode Statistics, England 1997–2011.

  • *Private, non-UK patients are excluded.

  • BCLP, bilateral cleft lip and palate; CL, cleft lip; CP, cleft palate; UCLP, unilateral cleft lip and plate.