Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 12/12/2018|
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018
|DSS type:||National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)|
The scope of the Perinatal national minimum data set (NMDS) 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
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:||01/07/2018|
|Implementation end date:||30/06/2019|
Glossary terms that are relevant to this National minimum data set are included here.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Perinatal NMDS 2014-18 Health, Superseded 02/08/2017
Has been superseded by Perinatal NMDS 2019–20 Health, Standard 12/12/2018
See also Statistical Area Level 1 of usual residence NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Superseded 17/10/2018
See also Statistical Area Level 1 of usual residence NBEDS 2019-20 Health, Standard 17/10/2018
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Perinatal NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018