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released: 17 Sep 2014 author: AIHW

This paper presents findings on the issues that need to be considered in order to produce a national perinatal mortality report that is relevant to maternity services. It is one of several components of the National Maternity Data Development Project and is a companion report to the publication Foundations for enhanced maternity data collection and reporting in Australia: National Maternity Data Development Project Stage 1.

ISBN 978-1-74249-636-8; Cat. no. PER 66; 32pp.; Internet only


Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Definition of perinatal mortality in Australia
      • 1.2 Policy relevance of perinatal mortality
      • 1.3 Project objective
    • 2 Current status of perinatal mortality reporting
      • 2.1 National reports of perinatal mortality
      • 2.2 Jurisdictional reporting
      • 2.3 Perinatal mortality reporting elsewhere
      • 2.4 Issues for reporting perinatal mortality
      • 2.5 Sources of perinatal mortality data
    • 3 Options for national perinatal mortality reporting
      • 3.1 Options for standardised national integrated perinatal mortality data
      • 3.2 Options for national perinatal mortality report content and structure
      • 3.3 Proposed perinatal mortality report outline
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Stillbirths and neonatal deaths reported nationally
      • Appendix B: Consultation
    • References
    • List of tables
    • Related publications

Recommended citation

AIHW 2014. National perinatal mortality data reporting project: issues paper. Cat. no. PER 66. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 21 August 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=60129548680>.

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