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[1]
  • Proportion of pregnant mothers smoking in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy
  • Proportion of mothers under 20 years when giving birth[2]
  • 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[3]
  • 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[4]
  • 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[5]
  • Proportion of 16 year olds considering themselves to be in good or excellent health.[6]

 

[1]  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.
[2]  This is a measure of infant and adolescent health.
[3]  The number of infant deaths under one year of age, per 1,000 live births.
[4]  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.
[5]  Age 12 is chosen as a specific important life stage.
[6]  Age 16 is chosen as a specific important life stage.

Health

Young South Australians are physically, mentally and emotionally healthy.

Safety

Young South Australians are safe and nurtured.


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Wellbeing

Young South Australians are happy, inspired and engaged.

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Education

Young South Australians are successful learners.


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Citizenship

Young South Australians participate actively in society.

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