Indigenous primary health care: PI13a-Number of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2015-2017

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Output measure
Short name:PI13a-Number of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2015-2017
METeOR identifier:686473
Registration status:Health, Superseded 17/10/2018
Indigenous, Archived 17/10/2018
Description:

Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, who gave birth within the previous 12 months and who had gestational age recorded at their first antenatal care visit with results either:

  • less than 13/40 weeks;
  • 13/40 weeks to less than 20/40 weeks;
  • at or after 20/40 weeks or;
  • no result.
Rationale:

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Indicator set:Indigenous primary health care key performance indicators (2015-2017) Health, Superseded 17/10/2018
Indigenous, Archived 17/10/2018

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:

Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, who gave birth within the previous 12 months and who had gestational age recorded at their first antenatal care visit with results either:

  • less than 13/40 weeks;
  • from 13/40 weeks to less than 20/40 weeks;
  • at or after 20/40 weeks or;
  • no result.

‘Regular client’ refers to a client of an Australian Government Department of Health-funded primary health care service (that is required to report against the Indigenous primary health care key performance indicators) who has an active medical record; that is, a client who has attended the Department of Health-funded primary health care service at least 3 times in 2 years.

‘Birth’ includes live births and still births if the birthweight was at least 400 grams or the gestational age was 20 weeks or more.

'Previous 12 months' refers to either the previous financial year or the previous calendar year.

Presented as a number.

Calculated separately for each gestational age range.

Computation:

Numerator only.

Numerator:

Calculation A: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, who gave birth within the previous 12 months and who had gestational age recorded at their first antenatal care visit with results less than 13/40 weeks.

Calculation B: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, who gave birth within the previous 12 months and who had gestational age recorded at their first antenatal care visit with results at or after 13/40 weeks and less than 20/40 weeks.

Calculation C: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, who gave birth within the previous 12 months and who had gestational age recorded at their first antenatal care visit with results at or after 20/40 weeks.

Calculation D: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, who gave birth within the previous 12 months and who did not have gestational age recorded at their first antenatal care visit.

Numerator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetBirth—birth status, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2017–18
Guide for use

All births (live, still) of more than 20 weeks gestation or more than 400 grams.


Data Element / Data SetPregnancy—estimated duration (at the first visit for antenatal care), completed weeks N[N]
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2017–18
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2017–18
Guide for use

The implementation start date for this data element in the Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2017-18 is 1 December 2017.


Data Element / Data SetPerson—regular client indicator, yes/no code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2017–18
Guide for use

The implementation start date for this data element in the Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2017-18 is 1 December 2017.


Disaggregation:

Mother's age:
a) less than 20 years
b) 20 to 34 years
c) 35 years and over.

Disaggregation data elements:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2017–18

Representational attributes

Representation class:Count
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Person
Format:

N[N(6)]

Data source attributes

Data sources:
Data SourceIndigenous primary health care data collection
Frequency
6 monthly
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australian Government Department of Health

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Indigenous primary health care: PI13a-Number of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018, Indigenous, Archived 27/02/2018

Has been superseded by Indigenous primary health care: PI13a-Number of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2018-2019 Health, Standard 17/10/2018, Indigenous, Endorsed 17/10/2018

See also Indigenous primary health care: PI13b-Proportion of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 17/10/2018, Indigenous, Archived 17/10/2018