Perinatal national minimum data set items

Table 1: Perinatal NMDS 2019–20 data items
Data element name METEOR identifier
Birth event—actual setting of birth, code N 695103
Birth event—anaesthesia administered indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N 695188
Birth event—analgesia administered indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N 695200
Birth event—birth method, code N 695372
Birth event—birth presentation, code N 695418
Birth event—labour onset type, code N 695339
Birth event—state/territory of birth, code N 695424
Birth event—type of anaesthesia administered, code N[N] 695530
Birth event—type of analgesia administered, code N[N] 695545
Birth event—labour induction method, code N[N] 695355
Product of birth—Apgar score at 5 minutes, code NN 695281
Product of birth —birth order, code N 695293
Product of birth —birth status, code N 695437
Product of birth —birthweight, total grams N[NNN] 695317
Episode of admitted patient care—separation date, DDMMYYYY 270025
Establishment—organisation identifier (Australian), NNX[X]NNNNN 269973
Female—postpartum perineal status, code N[N] 695391
Female—number of tobacco cigarettes smoked per day after 20 weeks of pregnancy, total N[NN] 695382
Female—tobacco smoking indicator after 20 weeks of pregnancy, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N 695447
Female—tobacco smoking indicator in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N 695487
Female—caesarean section at most recent previous birth indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N 695328
Female—number of antenatal care visits, total N[N] 695227
Female—parity, total pregnancies N[N] 696262
Person—area of usual residence, statistical area level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS 2016) N(9) 659725
Person—country of birth, code (SACC 2016) NNNN 659454
Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYY 287007
Person—Indigenous status, code N 602543
Person—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)] 290046
Person—sex, code N 635126
Pregnancy—estimated duration of pregnancy at the first antenatal care visit, total completed weeks N[N] 695410
Pregnancy—birth plurality, code N 695308
Product of conception—gestational age, total completed weeks N[N] 695332
Product of birth—active resuscitation indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N 695556
Product of birth—active resuscitation method, code N[N] 695568

Note: Implementation start date 1 July 2019; implementation end date 30 July 2020.

Source: METEOR.

Table 2: Perinatal NMDS 2020–21 data items
Data element name METEOR identifier
Birth event—actual setting of birth, code N 695103
Birth event—anaesthesia administered indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N 695188
Birth event—analgesia administered indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N 695200
Birth event—birth method, code N 695372
Birth event—birth presentation, code N 695418
Birth event—labour onset type, code N 695339
Birth event—state/territory of birth, code N 718242
Birth event—type of anaesthesia administered, code N[N] 695530
Birth event—type of analgesia administered, code N[N] 695545
Birth event—labour induction method, code N[N] 695355
Product of birth—Apgar score at 5 minutes, code NN 695281
Product of birth —birth order, code N 695293
Product of birth—birth status, code N 695437
Product of birth—birthweight, total grams N[NNN] 716139
Episode of admitted patient care—separation date, DDMMYYYY 270025
Establishment—organisation identifier (Australian), NNX[X]NNNNN 269973
Female—postpartum perineal status, code N[N] 717924
Female—number of tobacco cigarettes smoked per day after 20 weeks of pregnancy, total N[NN] 695382
Female—tobacco smoking indicator after 20 weeks of pregnancy, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N 695447
Female—tobacco smoking indicator in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N 695487
Female—caesarean section at most recent previous birth indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N 695328
Female—number of antenatal care visits, total N[N] 717735
Female—parity, total pregnancies N[N] 696262
Person—area of usual residence, statistical area level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS 2016) N(9) 659725
Person—country of birth, code (SACC 2016) NNNN 659454
Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYY 287007
Person—Indigenous status, code N 602543
Person—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)] 290046
Person—sex, code N 635126
Pregnancy—estimated duration of pregnancy at the first antenatal care visit, total completed weeks N[N] 695410
Pregnancy—birth plurality, code N 695308
Product of conception—gestational age, total completed weeks N[N] 695332
Product of birth—active resuscitation indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N 695556
Product of birth—active resuscitation method, code N[N] 695568
Female—diabetes mellitus during pregnancy indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N 716227
Female—hypertensive disorder during pregnancy indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N 719256

Note: Implementation start date 1 July 2020; implementation end date 30 July 2021.

Source: METEOR.