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Table 5 Classification of cause of death by parity and maternal age in New South Wales Australia 2002 – 2006

From: Risk factors for antepartum stillbirth and the influence of maternal age in New South Wales Australia: A population based study

PSANZ Classification No. (%) Parity Nulliparous Multiparous Maternal age 40 and above < 40 years
Unexplained Antepartum Death 546 (54) 304 (53.6) 242 (53.9) 516 (54) 30 (49)
Spontaneous Preterm 84 (8.3) 48 (8.5) 36 (8.0) 74 (7.8) 10 (16.4)
Antepartum Haemorrhage 76 (7.5) 30 (5.3) 46 (10.2) 76 (7.9) 0
Maternal Conditions 66 (6.5) 31 (5.4) 35 (7.8) 63 (6.6) 3 (4.9)
Hypertension 65 (6.4) 49 (8.6) 16 (3.6) 59 (6.2) 6 (9.8)
Fetal Growth Restriction 62 (6.1) 43 (7.6) 19 (4.2) 58 (6.1) 4 (6.6)
Specific Perinatal Conditions 58 (5.7) 26 (4.6) 32 (7.1) 55 (5.8) 3 (4.9)
Perinatal Infection 38 (3.7) 22 (3.9) 16 (3.6) 34 (3.6) 4 (6.5)
Hypoxic Peripartum Death 18 (1.8) 12 (2.1) 6 (1.3) 17 (1.8) 1 (1.6)
No Obstetric Antecedent 3 ( 0.3) 2 (0.3) 1 (0.2) 3 (0.3) 0
Totals. 1016 449 567 955 61