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Perinatal National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

Identifying and definitional attributes

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The scope of this minimum data set is all births in Australia in hospitals, birth centres and the community. The data set includes information on all births, both live and stillborn, of at least 20 weeks gestation or 400 grams birth weight.

These data have two dimensions, which are the baby and the mother. All data relevant to the birth are conveyed in relation to one of these.

Link to data source:Help on this termhttp://meteor.aihw.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/363256

Collection and usage attributes

Frequency:Help on this termAnnual

Source and reference attributes

Data custodian:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare