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Table 1 Causes of perinatal deaths according to ICD-PM

From: Baby survival in Zambia: stillbirth and neonatal death in a local hospital setting

Maternal Condition M1: Complications of placenta, cord and membranes M2: Maternal complications of pregnancy M3: Other complications of labor and pregnancy M4: Maternal medical and surgical conditions M5: No maternal condition identified Total (%)
Antepartum death (A)
 A1: Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abonormalities 0 0 0 0 1 1 (14.3)
 A2: Infection 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0.0)
 A3: Antepartum hypoxia 0 0 0 1 0 1 (14.3)
 A4: Other specified antepartum disorder 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0.0)
 A5: Disorders related to fetal growth 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0.0)
 A6: Fetal death of unspecified causes 0 1 1 1 2 5 (71.4)
 Total (%) 0 1 (14.3) 1(14.3) 2 (28.6) 3 (42.9) 7
Intrapartum death (I)
 I1: Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities 0 0 0 0 4 4 (16.0)
 I2: Birth trauma 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0.0)
 I3: Acute intrapartum event 8 2 9 1 1 21 (84.0)
 I4: Infection 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0.0)
 I5: Other specified intrapartum disorder 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0.0)
 I6: Disorders related to fetal growth 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0.0)
 I7: Intrapartum death of unspecified cause 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0.0)
 Total (%) 8 (32.0) 2 (8.0) 9 (36.0) 1 (4.0) 5 (20.0) 25
Neonatal death (N)
 N1: Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities 0 0 0 0 1 1 (2.3)
 N2: Disorders related to fetal growth 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0.0)
 N3: Birth trauma 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0.0)
 N4: Complications of intrapartum events 1 3 7 0 8 19 (44.2)
 N5: Convulsions and disorders of cerebral status 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0.0)
 N6: Infection 0 0 1 0 2 3 (7.0)
 N7: Respiratory and cardiovascular disorders 0 0 0 0 2 2 (4.7)
 N8: Other neonatal conditions 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0.0)
 N9: Low birth weight and prematurity 0 1 15 0 0 16 (37.2)
 N10: Miscellaneous 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0.0)
 N11: Neonatal deaths of unspecified cause 0 0 0 0 2 2 (4.7)
 Total (%) 1 (2.3) 4 (9.3) 23 (53.5) 0 15 (34.9) 43