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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 2 Interstate Deaths of NT Children ..................................................................................................22 Interpretation of Data ....................................................................................................................23 Methodology for Calculation of Child Death Rates.......................................................................23 Chapter 4.................................................................................................................24 Child Deaths in the Northern Territory ..................................................................................................24 The Historical Context of NT Data on Child Deaths .....................................................................24 Chapter 5.................................................................................................................29 Child Deaths in the Northern Territory 2006-2009.............................................................................29 Underlying Causes of Death and Causes of Death of Children in the Northern Territory ....................35 Stillbirths and Neonatal Deaths in the Northern Territory .....................................................................43 Chapter 6.................................................................................................................47 Research...............................................................................................................................................47 Co-sponsorship of Research ........................................................................................................47 Preliminary Comparative Analysis for Hangings in the NT...........................................................47 Hangings Data ..............................................................................................................................48 Chapter 7.................................................................................................................50 Summary of Key Findings.....................................................................................................................50 Future Directions...................................................................................................................................51 References..............................................................................................................52 Appendix 1..............................................................................................................53 Northern Territory of Australia Care and Protection of Children Act Part 3.3 Prevention of Child Deaths ..........................................................................................................................53 Appendix 2..............................................................................................................60 NT Underlying Causes of Child Deaths by specific event 20062009 .................................................60 Appendix 3..............................................................................................................68 NT Underlying Causes of Child Deaths ................................................................................................68 Appendix 4..............................................................................................................70 NT Causes of Child Deaths...................................................................................................................70 Figure 1: Fetal, Neonatal and Perinatal deaths by Indigenous Status, NT 19862005 .....................25 Figure 2: Infant Mortality, by Indigenous Status, NT and Australia, 19672006 ................................26 Figure 3: NT Mortality 1 17 Years by Gender and Indigenous Status, NT and Australia 19672006...........................................................................................................................28 Figure 4: NT Child Deaths in 2009......................................................................................................29 Figure 5: NT Child Deaths by Age Category, 20062009 ..................................................................30 Figure 6: NT Child Deaths by Gender, 20062009 ............................................................................32 Figure 7: NT Child Deaths by Aboriginal Status, 20062009 .............................................................33 Figure 8: NT Infant Deaths by Aboriginal Status, 20062009 ............................................................34 Figure 9: NT Underlying Causes of Child Deaths by Classification Grouping, 20062009 Aggregated ..........................................................................................................................37 Figure 10: NT Underlying Causes of Infant Deaths by Classification Grouping, 20062009 Aggregated ..........................................................................................................................38 Figure 11: NT Underlying Causes of Deaths by Age 1-17 and Classification Grouping, 20062009 Aggregated ..........................................................................................................................39 Figure 12: NT Causes of Child Deaths by Classification Grouping, 20062009 Aggregated ..............40 Figure 13: NT Causes of Infant Deaths by Classification Grouping, 20062009 Aggregated .............41 Figure 14: NT Causes of Deaths by Age 1-17 and Classification Grouping, 20062009 Aggregated ..........................................................................................................................42 Figure 15: NT Stillbirths by Gender, 20062009...................................................................................43 Figure 16: NT Stillbirths by Aboriginal Status, 20062009 ...................................................................44 Figure 17: NT Neonatal Deaths, 20062009 ........................................................................................44 Figure 18: NT Neonatal Deaths by Aboriginal Status, 20062009.......................................................45 Figure 19: NT Perinatal Deaths, 20062009 ........................................................................................45 Figure 20: NT Perinatal Deaths by Aboriginal Status, 20062009 .......................................................46 Figure 21: Number of Hangings by Jurisdiction, 10 17 Years, 2006-2009 ........................................48


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