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New Zealand Fetal and Infant Deaths 2011


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1996 - 12/2011
Data type

Fetal and Infant Deaths is an annual statistical publication series prepared by the New Zealand Ministry of Health that presents the number of live births, fetal deaths, and infant deaths in the country. Tabulations on causes of death by gender are also included. Also presented in these tabulated data are gestation period, birth weight, age at death, and trends in Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI).

Births and deaths data come from the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Citizenship Registry (BDM) and is extracted by the Ministry of Health's Mortality Collection (MORT) for these tables.