National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P14-Antenatal care, 2010
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Antenatal care, 2010|
|Registration status:||Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011|
|Description:||There are two measures for this indicator, both to be reported by Indigenous status: |
Measure (1a): Proportion of women who used antenatal care provided by skilled birth attendants for reasons related to pregnancy at least once during the first trimester of pregnancy, whether resulting in live or still birth.Measure (1b): Proportion of women who used antenatal care provided by skilled birth attendants for reasons related to pregnancy five or more times during pregnancy, whether resulting in live or still birth.
The primary care needs of all Australians are met effectively through timely and quality care in the community.Good antenatal care is associated with positive health outcomes for mothers and babies.
|Indicator set:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement (2010) Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011|
|Outcome area:||Indigenous children are born and remain healthy Indigenous, Endorsed 21/07/2010|
|Quality statement:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P14-Antenatal care, 2010 QS Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011|
Collection and usage attributes
‘Birth’ includes births if the birth weight was at least 400 grams or the gestational age was 20 weeks or more, excludes unknown birth weight.
First trimester is defined as the first 13 weeks of pregnancy.
Presentation: Number, percentage (crude and age standardised) rate ratio and rate difference.
|Computation:||100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)|
Measure 1(a): number of women who gave birth who attended at least one antenatal visit was reported in the first trimester (up to and including 13 completed weeks), whether resulting in live or still birthMeasure 1(b): number of women who gave birth who attended five or more antenatal visits was reported for pregnancy of 32 or more weeks, whether resulting in live or still birth
|Numerator data elements:|
Measure (1a): total number of women who gave birth at 32 weeks or more gestation, whether resulting in live or still birthMeasure (1b): total number of women who gave birth at 32 weeks or more gestation, whether resulting in live or still birth
|Denominator data elements:|
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Disaggregation: National and selected states/territories by Indigenous status
Most recent data available for 2010 CRC baseline report: 2007
At this stage, national data are not available but a number of jurisdictions participating in the National Perinatal Data Collection currently collect information on gestation at first visit (NSW, SA, NT) and number of antenatal visits (Qld, SA and NT).
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Effective/Appropriate/Efficient|
Data source attributes
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Interim, pending the development and implementation of standard data definitions.
Work is underway to include data elements on antenatal care in the Perinatal National Minimum Data Set to enable national reporting.
|Other issues caveats:||The level of under-identification in perinatal data has not been formally assessed.|
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See also National Healthcare Agreement: P33-Women with at least one antenatal visit in the first trimester, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011
Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 14-Antenatal care, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011, Indigenous, Archived 01/07/2012