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Annual Report 2020-2021, Northern Territory Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee, Office of the Coroner

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Title

Annual Report 2020-2021, Northern Territory Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee, Office of the Coroner

Other title

Tabled Paper 430

Collection

Tabled Papers for 14th Assembly 2020 -; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2021-11-30

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Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

Publisher name

Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory

Place of publication

Darwin

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application/pdf

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/851053

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/851054

Page content

Northern Territory Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee Annual Report 2020-21 Underlying cause of death by ICD-10 chapter and usual residence, NT, 2016-2020 Table 16: Underlying cause of death by ICD-10 chapter and usual residence, NT, 2016-2020 ICD-10-AM Chapter Descriptions Greater Darwin Rest of NT Certain infectious and parasitic diseases 1 11 Neoplasms 5 3 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases 0 1 Diseases of the nervous system 2 2 Diseases of the circulatory system 1 1 Diseases of the respiratory system 2 3 Disease of the digestive system 0 1 Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period 25 61 Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities 15 12 Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified 8 4 External causes of morbidity and mortality 15 30 Awaiting coronial findings and/or cause of death* 3 4 Total 77 133 Source: NT Child Deaths Register *includes 7 deaths which are still open coronial cases Of the 210 child deaths recorded, (n=133, 63.3%) were from the Rest of the NT. The leading cause of death in Greater Darwin was certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (n=25, 32.5%) and in the Rest of NT was certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (n=61, 45.9%). 31


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