Full name: Number of deadborn fetuses with a birth weight of 1000 g or more
Unit: number of fetuses
- Supranational group of countries
- Year of measure
Years data is available: 1970—2015
Last updated: 22 September 2016
- United Kingdom
- Members of the European Union after May 2004
- Commonwealth of Independent States
- Central Asian Republics Health Information Network members (CARINFONET)
- Nordic countries
The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
Indicator code: E075001.T
Fetal death is death prior to the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy; the death is indicated by the fact that after such separation the fetus does not breathe or show any other evidence of life, such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord, or definite movement of voluntary muscles. This data item is used to calculate the perinatal mortality rate and includes only fetuses with a weight of 1000 g or more (as recommended for international comparisons). See ICD-9/10 manual for details. (Data are received from countries for HFA monitoring purposes or extracted from national statistical yearbooks.) Mortinatality rate: (Fetal deaths)/(total births) * 1000_
Data collected annually, reference period: 31 December.
fetuses with unknown birth weight.
Coverage: Included are only births in health care institutions, irrespective of the place of the
residence of the mother.
certificates collected by Health Monitoring Unit. For the year 2014 the data for stillbirths 1000+
grams are derived from the Birth Registry of Health Monitoring Unit and are still preliminary.
Included are the dead born fetuses referring to non-residents.
have been used.
Source: The Medical Birth Registry, The Danish Health Data Authority.
Dead born fetuses with birth weight unknown are excluded.
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).
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Break in time series: From reporting year 2014 onwards data on birth weight are no longer collected.
is unknown. Close to 100% of women undergo an ultrasound scan at 20 weeks and therefore duration of
pregnancy is almost always known.
where the birth weight is not stated.
is unknown, weight is 1000g or more. Since 2003, includes cases with a weight of 1000g or more, or
when the birth weight is unknown, cases with 28 weeks or more of gestation age. Since 1999, the data
have improved due to an increased level of reporting.
Source: Statistical Abstract of Israel, Central Bureau of Statistics.
Certificates Database. Coverage in 2003: 84% of deliveries, recorded in National Database of
Hospital Discharges. In 2004, 86% of deliveries recorded in National Database of Hospital
Discharges. Coverage in 2005: 92% of deliveries, recorded in National Database of Hospital
Discharges in the same year. Coverage in 2006: 92.9% of deliveries, recorded in National Database of
Hospital Discharges in the same year. Coverage in 2007: 93.0% of deliveries, recorded in National
Database of Hospital Discharges in the same year. Coverage in 2008: 96.6% of deliveries, recorded in
National Database of Hospital Discharges in the same year. Coverage in 2009: 98.2% of deliveries,
recorded in National Database of Hospital Discharges in the same year. Coverage in 2010: 98,8% of
deliveries, recorded in National Database of Hospital Discharges in the same year. Coverage in 2011:
98.8% of deliveries, recorded in National Database of Hospital Discharges in the same year. Coverage
in 2012: 99.9% of deliveries, recorded in National Database of Hospital Discharges in the same year.
Coverage in 2013: 100.3% of deliveries, recorded in National Database of Hospital Discharges in the
same year. The number of live births registered in the Delivery Certificates Database in 2013 is:
Organization, were introduced in the country.
maternal hospitals. Since 2010: HI HIC Causes of death register data.
Definition: dead born foetuses of less than 1000 g are excluded, but those of unknown weight at
birth are included.
weeks or more. Data are derived from the yearbook ?Perinatal Care in the Netherlands? of PRN. Of the
primary and secondary obstetric care only a small percentage of the deaths is missing in the numbers
Note: The Medical Birth Registry of Norway has discovered an error in the internal variable DODKAT,
which concerns the child?s status of living or dead at and after birth. The error influences the
classification of perinatal deaths, in that around 12% of the stillborn born after week 22 were
erroneously classified as early neonatal deaths. This mainly influences the data for the years 2006
? 2011. The Medical Birth Registry has therefore recalculated these indicators for all relevant
years to ensure comparable data. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health reported the corrected
data in 2014/15.
Source of data: Medical certificate of perinatal death.
Source: National Statistics Institute, extracted from ?Demographic Phenomena. Late fetal death
The Medical Birth and Malformation Register (NBHW).
Note: Data for 2012 were not delivered from the council of V„rmland, therefore data for the county
of V„rmland 2011 have been used to calculate the national gross number for 2012.
women, women in labour and puerperant?, and form 14 ?Report on hospital activity?, form 096/y
?Journal of labour?, ?Medical certificate of perinatal death? 0106-2/y.
Coverage: Dead-born foetuses with weight 1000+ g. registered in institutions under Ministry of
Health are only included.
more, length of body is 35 cm or more, body weight is 1000 g or more and after expulsion or
extraction from its mother, featus doesn?t make a single breath.