Table 1

Congenital heart disease (CHD) and operations among people with Down syndrome by sex

SexCHD (+)CHD
(−)
Total
Operation (+)Operation (−)
Female199155272626
32%25%43%100%
Male175163346684
26%24%51%100%
Total3743186181310
29%24%47%100%
  • χ2=8.05, df=2, p=0.018.

  • Odds: female versus male with CHD (95% CI) 1.33 (1.07 to 1.66).

  • Odds: female versus male with CHD operation (95% CI) 1.36 (1.07 to 1.72).