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Malta National Obstetric Information System Annual Report 2016


General Info
Malta (MLT)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2000 - 12/2016
Data type

The National Obstetric Information System (NOIS) Report 2016 provides information on maternal and perinatal health for the country. Data were collected from Mater Dei Hospital and Gozo General Hospital (public), as well as St James Hospitals in Sliema and Zabbar (private). All infants and fetuses 22 weeks of gestation or greater are included in the data.

Statistics on birth outcomes, birth weight, maternal and fetal deaths, maternal education level, mode of delivery, and gestational age data for the years 2000 to 2016 are included in the report. In total, there were 4,455 total births and 23 stillbirths in 2016.