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Tuesday, 11 April 1972
Page: 918


Senator KEEFFE asked the Minister for

Health, upon notice:

(1)   How many Aboriginal children under the age of 1 year have died in the Alice Springs Hospital in each year since, and including, 1968 and what was the cause of death in each case.

(2)   How many children of European descent under the age of 1 year died in each of the same years, and what was the cause of death in each case.


Senator Sir KENNETH ANDERSON The answer to the honourable senator's question is as follows:

(1)   The number of deaths of Aboriginal children under the age of 1 year who have died in the Alice Springs hospital in each calendar year since 1968 is as follows:

 

The cause of death in each case is listed at Appendix A.

(2)   The number of deaths of non-Aboriginal* children under the age of 1 year who have died in the Alice Springs hospital during the same period is as follows:

 

The cause of death in each case is listed at Appendix B.

* Separate figures are not maintained for non- Aboriginal ethnic groups.

 

 

 

 







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