Analysis

Why were there fewer neonatal deaths in 2019?

A reduction in neonatal deaths Eighty-one deaths of children and young people were recorded in 2019 in South Australia. This is the smallest yearly number of deaths recorded since the Child Death and Serious Injury Committee was formed in 2005. The Committee is...

Deaths of children due to drowning

The Child Death and Serious Injury Review Committee collects and analyses information on the circumstances of all deaths of children in South Australia. The Committee reviews this information to better understand the patterns of death from all causes including: who is...

Geographic Disparities in Child Death

Over the last 13 years, the Child Death and Serious Injury Review Committee has documented the higher death rates for children living in more remote regions of the State. The death rate for children living in different parts of South Australia can be seen in more...