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Indigenous primary health care: PI13a-Number of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2018-2019

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termOutput measure
Short name:Help on this termPI13a-Number of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2018-2019
METeOR identifier:Help on this term687974
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 17/10/2018
Indigenous, Endorsed 17/10/2018
Description:Help on this term

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;
  • had gestational age recorded at their first antenatal care visit with results at or after 13/40 weeks and less than 20/40 weeks;
  • had gestational age recorded at their first antenatal care visit with results at or after 20/40 weeks;
  • did not have gestational age recorded at their first antenatal care visit or;
  • did not attend an antenatal care visit.
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 termIndigenous primary health care key performance indicators 2018-2019 Health, Standard 17/10/2018
Indigenous, Endorsed 17/10/2018

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

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;
  • had gestational age recorded at their first antenatal care visit with results at or after 13/40 weeks and less than 20/40 weeks;
  • had gestational age recorded at their first antenatal care visit with results at or after 20/40 weeks;
  • did not have gestational age recorded at their first antenatal care visit or;
  • did not attend an antenatal care visit.

‘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:Help on this term

Numerator only.

Numerator:Help on this term

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.

Calculation E: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, who gave birth within the previous 12 months and who did not have an antenatal visit recorded.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetBirth—birth status, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2018–19
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 2018–19
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2018–19
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 2018–19
Disaggregation:Help on this term

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

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2018–19

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCount
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this term

N[N(6)]

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceIndigenous primary health care data collection
Frequency
6 monthly
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australian Government Department of Health

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Indigenous primary health care: PI13a-Number 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

See also Indigenous primary health care: PI13b-Proportion 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

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