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Child Death Reviews: year ending 31 March 2018

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In the year ending 31 March 2018:

  • At the time of death, (62%) of the children in ‘Other private residence’ had their deaths assessed as having modifiable factors.
  • Deaths categorised as ‘Sudden unexpected, unexplained death’ had the highest proportion (73%) of deaths identified as having modifiable factors whilst ‘Malignancy’ had the least proportion (4%).

Figure 3: Top five categories of death where modifiable factors were identified (%) in the year ending 31 March 2018 Graph showing Sudden unexpected, unexplained death having highest percentage of modifiable factors 


Last edited: 20 September 2019 1:40 pm