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Perinatal NMDS 2011-12

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term426735
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/03/2012
DSS type:Help on this termNational Minimum Data Set (NMDS)
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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. 

Collection and usage attributes

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National reporting arrangements

State and territory health authorities provide the data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare National Perinatal Statistics Unit for national collation, on an annual basis.

Periods for which data are collected and nationally collated

Financial years ending 30 June each year.

Implementation start date:Help on this term01/07/2011
Implementation end date:Help on this term30/06/2012

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Perinatal NMDS 2010-2011 Health, Superseded 21/12/2010

Has been superseded by Perinatal NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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-Birth event—birth method, code NConditional1
-Birth event—birth plurality, code NMandatory1
-Birth event—birth presentation, code NMandatory1
-Birth event—labour onset type, code NMandatory1
-Birth event—setting of birth (actual), code NMandatory1
-Birth event—state/territory of birth, code NMandatory1
-Birth—Apgar score (at 5 minutes), code NNMandatory1
-Birth—birth order, code NMandatory1
-Birth—birth status, code NMandatory1
-Birth—birth weight, total grams NNNNMandatory1
-Episode of admitted patient care—separation date, DDMMYYYYMandatory2
-Establishment—organisation identifier (Australian), NNX[X]NNNNNMandatory1
-Female (pregnant)—number of cigarettes smoked (per day after 20 weeks of pregnancy), number N[NN]Conditional1
-Female (pregnant)—tobacco smoking indicator (after twenty weeks of pregnancy), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Female (pregnant)—tobacco smoking indicator (first twenty weeks of pregnancy), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Person—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2010) NNNNNMandatory1
-Person—country of birth, code (SACC 2008) NNNNMandatory1
-Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYYMandatory2
-Person—Indigenous status, code NMandatory1
-Person—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)]Mandatory2
-Person—sex, code NMandatory1
-Pregnancy—estimated duration (at the first visit for antenatal care), completed weeks N[N]Mandatory1
-Product of conception—gestational age, completed weeks N[N]Mandatory1
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