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released: 24 Feb 2016 author: AIHW

This report presents findings of Stage 2 of the National Maternity Data Development Project, which was established in response to the National Maternity Services Plan. The aim of the Project is to build a more comprehensive and consistent national data collection for maternal and perinatal health. Stage 2 has seen substantial progress in: data development for clinical data items and maternity models of care; maternal and perinatal mortality reporting; and online dissemination of perinatal data.

ISBN 9781742498867; Cat. no. PER 73; 64pp.; $26

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Acknowledgments 
    • Abbreviations 
    • Summary 
  • Body section 
    • 1 Introduction 
    • 2 Data development-clinical items 
    • 3 Data development-non-clinical data items 
    • 4 Data development-Maternity Care Classification System 
    • 5 Maternal mortality 
    • 6 Perinatal mortality 
    • 7 Improving the availability of maternity data and metadata 
    • Conclusions 
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Perinatal National Minimum Data Set 
      • Appendix B: Members of groups and committees as at June 2015 
      • Appendix C: Stage 1 NMDDP priority data item list 
      • Appendix D: Rationale-screening for domestic violence data 
      • Appendix E: Psychosocial screening measurement instruments 
      • Appendix F: Maternity Information Matrix 
      • Appendix G: Perinatal data portal 
    • References 
    • Listof tables 
    • Listof figures 
    • Related publications

Recommended citation

AIHW 2016. Enhancing maternity data collection and reporting in Australia: National Maternity Data Development Project Stage 2. Cat. no. PER 73. Canberra: AIHW.

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