Summary over time

Table 1 presents nKPI results and trends between the June 2017 and June 2019 reporting periods.

Maternal and child health indicators

Jun. 2017

Dec. 2017

Jun. 2018

Dec. 2018

Jun. 2019

Trend (b)

PI13: First antenatal visit before 13 weeks

39.2

41.2

42.4

42.0

40.6

PI01: Birthweight recorded

69.5

72.8

73.7

73.2

71.1

PI02: Low birthweight

11.4

12.4

13.2

12.1

11.6

PI11: Smoking during pregnancy (current smoker)

48.9

50.0

49.2

48.0

48.2

PI04: Child immunisation(c)

69.1

69.1

73.4

69.5

73.0

PI03: MBS health assessment (item 715)—clients aged 0–4

35.0

35.0

37.1

36.7

38.4

  1. Proportions in this table are rounded to 1 decimal place.
  2. Trend is calculated as a linear trend between the June 2017 and June 2019 reporting periods, including the December reporting periods.
  3. This is affected by a change in cervical screening guidelines and the way it was collected in the nKPIs (see Technical notes for more information)

Notes

  1. Key: = improved; = not improved; = no change
  2. The indicator ‘PI04: Child immunisation’ is excluded due to concerns over data validity.
  3. See Technical notes for more information.