Statistical Table

Stillbirth, perinatal, neonatal, and infant mortality rates, Nord-du-Québec and all of Québec, 2009-2013

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 Nord- All of
du-Québec  Québec

Per 1000

Mortinatality1 4.1 4.2
     Perinatal mortality2 10.6 7.3
     Total neonatal mortality3 8.1 3.7
           Early neonatal mortality4 6.5 3.1
           Late neonatal mortality5 1.6 0.6
     Post-neonatal mortality6 9.0 1.1
     Infant mortality 17.1 4.8
  

Notes: Comparison of rates of regions with small populations should be interpreted with caution. Deaths are classed by place of residence.
  
1. The mortinatality rate is the number of stillbirths divided by total births and stillbirths multiplied by 1 000.
2. The perinatal mortality rate is the number of stillbirths added to the number of infant deaths under 7 days divided by total births and stillbirths multiplied by 1 000.
3. The neonatal mortality rate is the number of infant deaths under 28 days divided by the number of births multiplied by 1 000.
4. The early neonatal mortality rate is the number of infant deaths under 7 days divided by the number of births multiplied by 1 000.
5. The late neonatal mortality rate is the number of infant deaths of 7 days to 27 days divided by the number of births multiplied by 1 000.
6. The postneonatal mortality rate is the number of infant deaths at 28 days and over divided by the number of births multiplied by 1 000.
  
Source: Institut de la statistique du Québec.
 
July 25, 2017
 

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