Outcomes Framework - Health dimension
Health – Indicators and indicative measures
Young South Australians are physically, mentally and emotionally healthy
Babies are born healthy
- Proportion of low birthweight babies as a proportion of all live births
- Proportion of pregnant mothers smoking in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy
- Proportion of mothers under 20 years when giving birth
- Proportion of women attending a first antenatal visit in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.
Children have a healthy early life
- Rate of infant mortality per 1,000 live births
- Proportion of children fully immunised at one, two and five years
- Proportion of children meeting developmental milestones at two and four years.
Children and young people have health-promoting behaviours
- Proportion of children and young people being reported as underweight, overweight or obese
- Proportion of young people smoking tobacco
- Proportion of young people consuming alcohol
- Proportion of young people with potentially unsafe or binge-drinking behaviour
- Proportion of young people taking illicit drugs.
Children and young people are thriving
- Proportion of children and young people with access to healthy food
- Number of children and young people with tooth decay
- Proportion of children and young people considering themselves to be in good or excellent health
- Proportion of children and young people estimated to have an emotional, mental health or behavioural problem
- Proportion of 12 year olds considering themselves to be in good or excellent health
- Proportion of 16 year olds considering themselves to be in good or excellent health.
 The number of live births, of babies weighing less than 2,500 grams, as a proportion of the total number of live births, including premature and full term births.
 This is a measure of infant and adolescent health.
 The number of infant deaths under one year of age, per 1,000 live births.
 Self-reported by 9-15 year olds in the Wellbeing & Engagement Collection. Information is available for 4-17 year olds in the South Australian Population Health Survey but is reported by an adult on behalf of the child/young person.
 Age 12 is chosen as a specific important life stage.
 Age 16 is chosen as a specific important life stage.