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Definition

The number of women who gave birth, where an antenatal visit was reported in the first trimester, as a proportion of women who gave birth

Indicator Summary

Numerator
Number of pregnancies resulting in a birth, where an antenatal visit was reported in the first trimester (up to and including 13 weeks gestation) for at least one live or stillborn baby
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Denominator
Total number of women who gave birth to at least one live or stillborn baby
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Computation

First trimester is defined as the first 13 weeks of pregnancy.

Births include live births and still births where the birth weight was at least 400 grams or the gestational age was 20 weeks or more.

Analysis by state and territory, remoteness and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on residence of the mother.

Presented as a …

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Disaggregation

2008—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles

2008—State and territory, by:

  • Indigenous status
  • remoteness
  • SEIFA IRSD quintiles

Disaggregations within individual jurisdictions are subject to data quality considerations. Some disaggregations may result in numbers too small for publication.

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Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description

First trimester is defined as the first 13 weeks of pregnancy.

Births include live births and still births where the birth weight was at least 400 grams or the gestational age was 20 weeks or more.

Analysis by state and territory, remoteness and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on residence of the mother.

Presented as a percentage.

Numerators
Number of pregnancies resulting in a birth, where an antenatal visit was reported in the first trimester (up to and including 13 weeks gestation) for at least one live or stillborn baby
Denominators
Total number of women who gave birth to at least one live or stillborn baby
Disaggregation

2008—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles

2008—State and territory, by:

  • Indigenous status
  • remoteness
  • SEIFA IRSD quintiles

Disaggregations within individual jurisdictions are subject to data quality considerations. Some disaggregations may result in numbers too small for publication.

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