TABLE 5.2 Total: Perinatal Statistics Report 2015: Total Perinatal Deaths: Cause of Death by ICD-10 Chapter by Birthweight, Perinatal Mortality Rate and Numbers (Total), 2015

Presents the distribution of TOTAL PERINATAL DEATHS for 2015 by cause of death and Birthweight . This table outlines perinatal mortality rates and numbers (total) by cause of death for TOTAL perinatal deaths. The Perinatal Statistics Report 2015 is a report on national data on Perinatal events in 2015. Information on every birth in the Republic of Ireland is submitted to the National Perinatal Reporting System (NPRS). All births are notified and registered on a standard four part birth notification form (BNF01) which is completed where the birth takes place. Part 3 of this form is sent to the HPO for data entry and validation. The information collected includes data on pregnancy outcomes (with particular reference to perinatal mortality and important aspects of perinatal care), as well as descriptive social and biological characteristics of mothers giving birth. See the complete Perinatal Statistics Report 2015 at

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