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Number of early neonatal deaths

Full name:
Number of early neonatal deaths
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Unit:
number of deaths
Type of measure:
Count
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Data source:
European Health for All database
Data source notes:
The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
•    SDR: age-standardized death rates (see HFA-DB user manual/Technical notes, page 13, for details)
•    FTE: full-time equivalent
•    PP: physical persons
•    PPP$: purchasing power parities expressed in US $, an internationally comparable scale reflecting the relative domestic purchasing powers of currencies.

Indicator notes:
Number of early neonatal deaths
Indicator code: E075102.T

The numbers of deaths in infants before 7 days of age in a year._
Country notes:
Albania
INSTAT.
Armenia
Source of data: National Health Information Analytic Center, Ministry of Health of the Republic of
Armenia http://moh.am/?section=static_pages/index&id=625&subID=824,29
Data collected annually, reference period: 31 December.
Belgium
Source: Statistics Belgium (National Institute for Statistics).
Bosnia and Herzegovina
See indicator 075002. Source: Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina http://www.bhas.ba/
Federal Office of Statistics: http://www.fzs.ba/
Statistical Institute of Republic of Srpska: http:// www.rzs.rs.ba
Croatia
The number of deaths, 0-6 days, for 1998-2000 includes children whose mothers are residents of the
Republic of Croatia if they were not absent from Croatia longer than one year or those who were not
residents but have lived in Croatia one year or more. Source: Croatian Central Bureau of Statistics
Cyprus
Source: Causes of Death data, Health Monitoring Unit, Ministry of Health
Czechia
Source: Czech Statistical Office (CZSO).
Denmark
Source: the Medical Birth Registry, The Danish Health Data Authority
Early neonatal deaths are deaths occurring during the first seven days of life, I.e. at the age of 0
to 6 full days.
Method: In cases where birthweight is unknown a criteria of gestational age of 28 weeks (if known)
have been used.
Coverage: All live births are included.
Estonia
See indicator 999998[MR1]. Statistical Office of Estonia.
Finland
Source: 1970-1986 Vital Statistics Finland. From 1987 Medical Birth Register (MBR), THL (National
Institute for Health and Welfare).
Note: From 1987 the MBR data was updated to remove the cases which are born abroad and to include
foreigners not permanently living in Finland (excluded in the data from Vital Statistics Finland).
France
Source of data: Institut national de la statistique et des etudes economiques (INSEE)
Georgia
Source: National Centre for Disease Control and Public Health of Georgia (NCDC) (http://www.ncdc.ge)
Germany
Source: Federal Statistical Office, Statistics on the causes of death, Fachserie 12, Reihe 4.
http://www.destastis.de or http://www.gbe-bund.de
Coverage: The Statistics on the causes of death includes all those who died in the reference period
excluding stillbirths, war deaths certified at a later date and coroner's declarations of death. It
is based on the death certificate, which is filled out by the doctor who records the death
(\Leichenschauschein\")
Iceland
Source: The Icelandic Birth Registration.
Ireland
Source: Central Statistics Office. Figures for the last year are by year of registration and are
provisional.
Israel
Source:Health Information Division, Ministry of Health.
Italy
Source: ISTAT, Causes of death register.
Kazakhstan
Break in time series: 2008, when live birth and stillbirth criteria, recommended by the World Health
Organization, were introduce in the country.
Kyrgyzstan
Sharp increase in 2004 in early-neonatal and infant mortality trends is associated with the
introduction of international live birth definition in Kyrgyzstan, thus increasing international
comparability of infant mortality data.
The increase in 2014 is related to the overall increase of number of births in respective year.
Latvia
Break in time series: Starting from 1991, the official data involves births with duration of
pregnancy of at least 22 weeks. The statistics until 1990 include only births with birth weight 1000
grams or more.
Lithuania
Source: Central Statistical Office.
Luxembourg
Source: Direction de la Sante Service des Statistiques.
Definition: all early neonatal deaths are included, even those of very low (less than 1000 g) and
unknown weight at birth.
Malta
Source: Department of Health Information and Research (National Mortality Register).
Montenegro
Source: Statistical Office of Montenegro.
Note: Data have been corrected for the years 2009 and 2011 because of the previous technical error
in calculations.
Netherlands
Source from 2004: The Netherlands Perinatal Registry (PRN). Includes the number of births after a
gestational age of 22 weeks or more.
The number of deaths, 0-6 days, is derived from the linkage of PRN-data and Population Register
(PR).
Break in series: until 2004 the source was Statistics Netherlands: Cause of death statistics.
Includes children born after a gestational age of 24 weeks or more.
Poland
Source of data: Central Statistical Office.
Portugal
Source of data: National Statistical Institute Coverage: National
Republic of Moldova
This indicator is calculated by the formula: (number of children who died at the age of 0-6 days *
1000) / Number of live births.
Source of data: Medical certificate of perinatal death.
Coverage: Data are without Transnistria.
Serbia
Source of data: National Statistical Office.
Coverage: from 1998 onwards data do not cover Kosovo and Metohija Province that is under the interim
civilian and military administration of the UN.
Slovakia
Source: Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic
Slovenia
Source of data: National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia (NIJZ)
Spain
Source: National Statistics Institute, extracted from ?Death Statistic according to Cause of Death?
http://www.ine.es/jaxi/menu.do?type=pcaxis&path=%2Ft15/p417&file=inebase&L=1
Sweden
Source of data: The National Board of Health and Welfare (NBHW)
The Causes of Death Register (NBHW)
http://www.socialstyrelsen.se/english
http://www.socialstyrelsen.se/statistics/statisticaldatabase/causeofdeath
Switzerland
Source of data: FSO Federal Statistical Office, BEVNAT
http://www.bfs.admin.ch/bfs/portal/fr/index/infothek/erhebungen__quellen/blank/blank/bevnat/01.html
Coverage:
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Source: State Statistical Office (SSO).
Turkey
Source of data: Public Health Institution of Turkey, Ministry of Health of Turkey.
Turkmenistan
Source of data: Administrative medical statistics, form 19 ?Report on medical care for pregnant
women, women in labour and puerperant?, and form 14 ?Report on hospital?s activity?, ?Medical
certificate of perinatal death? 0106-2/y.
Ukraine
Source: Centre of Health Statistics, Ministry of Health.
Coverage: Includes only early neonatal deaths 500+ g. registered in institutions of Ministry of
Health.
Uzbekistan
Deaths of live births with body weight of 500-999 g have been registered in the past as well, but
they were not included in the perinatal statistics.