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Intersex babies requiring surgery 2016-2021

Summary of official information request

RE Intersex babies:

  • How many intersex children have had genital surgery within their first year of life?
    • Could I have this info from 2016-2021 broken down into the number each year and the overall number for the last five years / whether or not the surgery was medically necessary or whether it was cosmetic, the gender of the child as recorded on their birth certificate and the total cost per year of the surgeries.
  • How many referrals have been made to other DHBs for intersex babies in their first year of life for surgery, last five years, broken down into the number each year and the overall number 2016-2021

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