Table of contents

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  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Symbols
  • Summary
  • 1 Introduction
    • 1.1 Background
    • 1.2 Definitions and classifications
  • 2 Overview of maternal deaths
    • 2.1 Maternal mortality ratio
    • 2.2 International comparisons
    • 2.3 State and territory of death
  • 3 Demographic characteristics
    • 3.1 Maternal age
    • 3.2 Maternal parity
    • 3.3 Maternal Body Mass Index
    • 3.4 Smoking during pregnancy
    • 3.5 Remoteness of usual residence
    • 3.6 Country of birth
    • 3.7 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
    • 3.8 Socioeconomic status
  • 4 Clinical characteristics
    • 4.1 Antenatal care
    • 4.2 Mode of giving birth
    • 4.3 Location of death
    • 4.4 Baby outcomes among maternal deaths
    • 4.5 Incidence of autopsy
    • 4.6 Contributing factors in maternal deaths
  • 5 Causes of maternal deaths
    • 5.1 Primary cause
    • 5.2 Incidental deaths
  • Appendix A: Methodology
  • Appendix B: National maternal mortality data collection (NMMDC) project governance
  • Appendix C: Data quality statement regarding national maternal mortality data collection
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Related publications

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