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National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P14-Antenatal care, 2010

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termAntenatal care, 2010
METeOR identifier:Help on this term396575
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011
Description:Help on this termThere 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.
Rationale:Help on this term

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Indicator set:Help on this termNational Indigenous Reform Agreement (2010) Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011
Outcome area:Help on this termIndigenous children are born and remain healthy Indigenous, Endorsed 21/07/2010
Quality statement:Help on this termNational Indigenous Reform Agreement: P14-Antenatal care, 2010 QS Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

‘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:Help on this term100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Numerator:Help on this term

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 birth

Measure 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:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetBirth—birth status, code N
Data Source
AIHW National Perinatal Data Collection (NPDC)
NMDS / DSS
Perinatal NMDS 2007-2008
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetFemale (pregnant)—estimated gestational age, total weeks NN
Data Source
AIHW National Perinatal Data Collection (NPDC)
NMDS / DSS
Perinatal NMDS 2007-2008
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Number of antenatal visits
Data Source
AIHW National Perinatal Data Collection (NPDC)
NMDS / DSS
Perinatal NMDS 2007-2008
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Denominator:Help on this term

Measure (1a): total number of women who gave birth at 32 weeks or more gestation, whether resulting in live or still birth

Measure (1b): total number of women who gave birth at 32 weeks or more gestation, whether resulting in live or still birth
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetBirth—birth status, code N
Data Source
AIHW National Perinatal Data Collection (NPDC)
NMDS / DSS
Perinatal NMDS 2007-2008
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetFemale (pregnant)—estimated gestational age, total weeks NN
Data Source
AIHW National Perinatal Data Collection (NPDC)
NMDS / DSS
Perinatal NMDS 2007-2008
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2007) NNNNN
Data Source
AIHW National Perinatal Data Collection (NPDC)
NMDS / DSS
Perinatal NMDS 2007-2008
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
AIHW National Perinatal Data Collection (NPDC)
NMDS / DSS
Perinatal NMDS 2007-2008
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Comments:Help on this term

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).

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this termNN[N].N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termEffective/Appropriate/Efficient

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceAIHW National Perinatal Data Collection (NPDC)
Frequency
Calendar years ending 31 December each year
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Accountability attributes

Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Further data development / collection required:Help on this termSpecification: 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:Help on this term

The level of under-identification in perinatal data has not been formally assessed.

Relational attributes

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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

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