National Core Maternity Indicators
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National Core Maternity Indicators

Test your knowledge on the purpose and importance of National Core Maternity Indicators (NCMI) in Australia. Learn how NCMI helps improve the quality of maternity services by monitoring and evaluating clinical activity and outcomes. Explore the impact of increasing maternal age and obesity on fertility and pregnancy complications.

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What is the term used to describe the differences in health status among the population?

Health inequality

What is the term used to describe differences in health status or outcomes that are unjust, unfair or preventable?

Health inequity

What is the term used to describe the relationship between socioeconomic status and health, where the poorest have the worst health status?

Social gradient

What is the term used to describe the tendency to blame all health risk factors on patients and not the circumstances of the patient?

<p>Victim blaming</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT one of the main factors that have shaped Australia's population structure?

<p>Education</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is crude birth rate a limited measurement?

<p>It includes people not capable of childbearing</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the difference between infant mortality rate and child mortality rate?

<p>Infant mortality rate refers to deaths before 1 year, while child mortality rate refers to deaths between ages 1-4</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the three leading causes of infant mortality?

<p>Perinatal causes, congenital abnormalities, and SIDS</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the five principles that allow healthcare systems to contribute the most to improving health?

<p>Financial Subsidies</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the four outcomes of acculturation?

<p>Assimilation</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the three levels of racism?

<p>Cultural</p> Signup and view all the answers

When is it necessary to use an interpreter in healthcare?

<p>When self-management of medication is required</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the main factors that contribute to producing a healthy baby?

<p>Child spacing, maternal education, living standards, and quality standard care</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the most common causes of infant mortality?

<p>Congenital conditions, SIDS, accidents, and respiratory infections</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of National Core Maternity Indicators (NCMI)?

<p>To assist in improving the quality of maternity services in Australia by establishing baseline data for monitoring and evaluating practice change</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the 5 main features of Routine Antenatal Care?

<p>Pregnancy surveillance, education, preventative interventions, recognition and management of pregnancy-related problems, and management of pre-existing medical problems</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the three models of population pyramids?

<p>Expansive, Constrictive, and Stationary</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the stages of epidemiological transition theory (ET)?

<p>Stage 1: Age of Pestilence and Famine, Stage 2: Age of receding pandemics, Stage 3: Age of degenerative and man-made disease, Stage 4: Age of delayed degenerative disorders, Stage 5: Age of emergent and re-emergent infections</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the four stages of demographic transition model (DT)?

<p>Pre-Industrial Stage, Urbanizing Stage, Mature Industrial Stage, Post-industrial Stage</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the relationship between demographic transition model (DT) and epidemiological transition theory (ET)?

<p>DT preceded ET and the ET was derived from the DT</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT one of the steps to improve cultural and linguistic challenges in a consultation?

<p>Accept a role in training patients to develop a degree of intercultural awareness and competence</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the gap in life expectancy between indigenous and non-indigenous populations?

<p>10.6 years for males and 9.5 years for females</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the top 5 leading causes of death in indigenous populations?

<p>Ischaemic heart disease, Diabetes mellitus, Lung cancer, Chronic lower respiratory disease, Intentional self-harm</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the broad determinants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health?

<p>Socio-economic status, Low incomes, High unemployment, Poor educational attainment</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT considered a causal factor for youth suicide?

<p>Environmental factors</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the top 3 causes of morbidity in youth?

<p>Mental health issues</p> Signup and view all the answers

What factors affect the sexual health and wellbeing of youth?

<p>Social isolation</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the difference between chronological age and functional age?

<p>Chronological age refers to the number of years lived, while functional age refers to the ability to function physically and socially.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is biological ageing?

<p>Physical changes that reduce efficiency of organ systems</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the two broad ageing theories?

<p>Programmed Ageing Theories and Non-Programmed (Error or Damage) Ageing Theories</p> Signup and view all the answers

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