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



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


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Page 36 Table 9: NT Underlying Causes of Child Deaths by specific event 20062009 ICD-10 Coding Descriptions UCOD 2006 2007 2008 2009 Total A00-B99 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (Infectious and Parasitic Diseases) 2 3 2 7 C00-D48 Neoplasms (Neoplasms) 2 2 1 5 E00-E90 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases) 1 1 2 G00-G99 Diseases of the nervous system (Nervous System) 2 1 4 7 I00-I99 Diseases of the circulatory system (Circulatory System) 2 7 9 J00-J99 Diseases of the respiratory system (Respiratory System) 1 2 2 5 P00-P96 Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (Perinatal Conditions) 15 19 16 15 65 Q00-Q99 Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Congenital Malformations) 7 6 4 7 24 R00-R99 Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (Ill-defined Symptoms and Signs) 7 2 6 10 25 S00-T98 Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (Injury and Poisoning) 1 1 V01-Y98 External causes of morbidity and mortality (External Causes) 13 16 19 6 54 Total 49 54 55 46 204 Year of Death

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