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Perinatal NBEDS 2018-19

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term668809
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 02/08/2017
DSS type:Help on this termData Set Specification (DSS)
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The scope of the Perinatal National Best Endeavours Data Set (NBEDS) is all births in Australia in hospitals, birth centres and the community. The data set includes information on all births, both live births and stillbirths, 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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This National Best Endeavours Data Set is intended as an interim standard only. If jurisdictions are able to report the data elements then they should do so. It is expected that the data elements will be included as mandatory data elements in future Perinatal national minimum data sets (NMDS).

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National reporting arrangements:

State and territory health authorities provide the data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 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 term01/07/2018
Implementation end date:Help on this term30/06/2019
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Glossary items:

Glossary terms that are relevant to this National Best Endeavours Data Set are included here:

Anaesthesia

Analgesia

Antenatal care visit

Birthweight

Geographic indicator

Gestational diabetes mellitus

Hospital-in-the-home care

Hypertensive disorder during pregnancy

Live birth

Primary postpartum haemorrhage

Registered nurse

Separation

Stillbirth (fetal death)

Source and reference attributes

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National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Perinatal NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 02/08/2017

Has been superseded by Perinatal NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Standardisation pending 23/08/2018

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Seq No.Help on this termMetadata itemHelp on this term ObligationHelp on this term Max occursHelp on this term
-Perinatal NMDS 2018-19Mandatory1
-Birth event—additional indication for caesarean section, code N[N]Conditional2
-Birth event—main indication for caesarean section, code N[N]Conditional1
-Birth event—main indication for induction of labour, code N[N]Conditional1
-Birth—head circumference, total centimetres NN[N].NMandatory1
-Female—blood transfusion due to primary postpartum haemorrhage indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code NConditional1
-Female—diabetes mellitus during pregnancy indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code NMandatory1
-Female—estimated blood loss indicating primary postpartum haemorrhage, estimated blood loss volume category code NConditional1
-Female—hypertensive disorder during pregnancy indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code NMandatory1
-Female—primary postpartum haemorrhage indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code NMandatory1
-Female—type of diabetes mellitus during pregnancy, code NConditional1
-Female—type of diabetes mellitus therapy during pregnancy, code NConditional3
-Female—type of hypertensive disorder during pregnancy, code NConditional3
-Person—height (measured), total centimetres NN[N].NMandatory1
-Person—height (self-reported), total centimetres NN[N]Conditional1
-Person—weight (measured), total kilograms N[NN].NMandatory1
-Person—weight (self-reported), total kilograms NN[N]Conditional1
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