Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso page
    • Acknowledgements
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
      • Almost 4% of all babies born in 2011 were to Indigenous mothers
      • Newborns of Indigenous mothers were twice as likely to be of low birthweight
      • Gap in birthweight has narrowed over a decade
      • Decline in rate of pre-term births to Indigenous mothers and smoking during pregnancy
      • Indigenous babies
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Categorising birthweight
      • 1.2 Purpose and structure of this paper
      • 1.3 Data source
    • 2 Births
      • 2.1 Total births
      • 2.2 Indigenous mothers who gave birth
    • 3 Birthweight
      • 3.1 Birthweight in 2011
      • 3.2 Trends in birthweight
    • 4 Factors associated with birthweight variation
      • 4.1 Pre-term births
      • 4.2 Maternal smoking
      • 4.3 Antenatal care
      • 4.4 Other factors
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Data source and technical notes
    • Appendix B: Comparison of NPDC and ABS data on live births
    • Appendix C: Additional tables
    • References