3303.0.55.001 - Causes of Death, Australia: Summary Tables, 2003  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 15/12/2004   
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ABOUT THIS RELEASE

This web based release will precede the standard annual hard copy publication (3303.0) which is intended to be released in 2006.

Presents statistics on the number of deaths by sex and cause of death classified to the World Health Organisation's International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Version 10 of the ICD has been introduced from 1999. Data is provided for most common associated causes with selected underlying causes.
Details of perinatal deaths are included based on the 400 gram/20 week gestation definition.