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released: 16 Dec 2004 media release

The AIHW has been reporting on the health and wellbeing of Australia's children since 1998. This bulletin complements the Institute's four comprehensive national reports in this area that cover childhood health conditions and injuries, major risk factors and determinants of health, child development and wellbeing.This bulletin on the health and wellbeing of Australia's babies is the first in a series to be published as part of a key national indicators project being undertaken by AIHW. It focuses on four selected topics - birthweight, gestational age, birth defects and infant mortality - and presents data for the five-year period from 1997 to 2001.

ISSN 1446 9820; ISBN 978 1 74024 430 5; Cat. no. AUS 54; 16pp.; OUT OF PRINT

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AIHW National Perinatal Statistics Unit 2004. Australia's babies: their health and wellbeing. Cat. no. AUS 54. Canberra: AIHW.

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