Monday, 11 December 2017

Maternal deaths in Australia 2012-2014 [AIHW]

The maternal mortality rate in Australia in 2012-2014 was 6.8 deaths per 100,000 women giving birth, which is among the lowest rates in the world. The most common causes of maternal death were bleeding in the brain and in the abdomen (non-obstetric haemorrhage). Women over the age of 35 and under 20 were more likely to die in association with childbirth.

Download report: Maternal deaths in Australia 2012-2014.

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