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NT Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee annual report 2009-2010

Details:

Title

NT Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee annual report 2009-2010

Collection

The Children's Commissioner Northern Territory reports; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2010

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2010

Language

English

Subject

Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Death -- Causes -- Statistics -- Periodicals; Children and death -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Office of the Children’s Commissioner Northern Territory

Place of publication

Casuarina

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/236802

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/640686

Page content

Page 32 Figure 6: NT Child Deaths by Gender 20062009 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male 2006 2007 2008 2009 N u m b er o f D ea th s <1 year 1 - 4 years 5 - 9 years 10 - 14 years 15 - 17 years Table 6: NT Child Deaths by Gender 20062009 Year of Death Sex <1 year 1 - 4 years 5 - 9 years 10 - 14 years 15 - 17 years Total 2006 Female 17 1 2 1 3 24 Male 13 2 2 5 3 25 2006 Total 30 3 4 6 6 49 2007 Female 13 2 0 3 5 23 Male 19 2 3 3 4 31 2007 Total 32 4 3 6 9 54 2008 Female 13 3 1 2 5 24 Male 16 3 2 4 6 31 2008 Total 29 6 3 6 11 55 2009 Female 13 1 1 2 1 18 Male 13 6 3 4 2 28 2009 Total 26 7 4 6 3 46 Total 117 20 14 24 29 204 It is difficult to draw any firm conclusions on gender patterns, given these small numbers in each year and category. However, it does appear that, consistent with national data, there were generally more male deaths than female deaths in most age groups and for total child deaths. The deaths in 2009 are representative of this disproportionate number of male deaths.


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