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EARLY FOETAL DEATH

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Definition:
An early foetal death is the death prior to the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception of less than 20 completed weeks of gestation.

Source Publication:
Handbook of Vital Statistics Systems and Methods, Volume 1: Legal, Organisational and Technical Aspects, United Nations Studies in Methods, Glossary, Series F, No. 35, United Nations, New York 1991.

Statistical Theme: Demographic and population statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, January 04, 2006