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İndicator 3.1.2 Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel

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The following table describes the metadata developed in accordance with the structure of United Integrated Metadata (SIS 2.0).
İndicator name: Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel
1 1 Contact
1.1 Contact organisation State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan
1.2 Contact organisation unit Department of Social Statistics
1.3 Contact name

Haji Elchin

1.4 Contact person function Head of Department of Social Statistics
1.5 Contact mail address Baku-AZ1136, Inshaatchilar Avenue 
1.6 Contact email address elchinh@azstat.org
1.7 Contact phone number +99412 538 90 12
1.8 Contact fax number +99412 538 86 41
2 1 Metadata update
2.1 Metadata last certified
2.2 Metadata last posted 8/31/2018
2.3 Metadata last update 8/31/2018
3 1 Statistical presentation
3.1 Data description Proportion of births received by skilled health personnel = number of births / received by qualified health personnel * 100
3.2 Classification system 10th Review of International Classification of Diseases
3.3 Sector coverage Social Protection and Health Statistics Sector
3.4 Statistical concepts and definitions Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel (doctors, nurses or midwives) is considered life-saving maternity care, including the necessary control, services and counseling for women during pregnancy, during birth and after birth, and percentage of births attended by skilled health personnel and the care of newborns. Traditional birth attendants are not included in this indicator, even if they have passed short training courses.
3.5 Statistical unit Pregnant women giving birth under the supervision of skilled health personnel.
3.6 Statistical population
3.7 Reference area Medical institutions of the Republic.
3.8 Time coverage
3.9 Base period 2015
4 1 Unit of measure percentage
5 1 Reference period annual
6 1 Institutional mandate
6.1 Legal acts and other agreements Indicators in the report are based on statistical methodologies on health field. It cover the indicators identified by international organizations, including the Eurostat, 10th Review of International Classification of Diseases, the UN Children's Fund, the World Health Organization, UNICEF-WHO-World Bank, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and other relevant methodological materials are used.
6.2 Data sharing Information is provided by the Ministry of Healthcare. The State Statistical Committee is responsible for receiving and analyzing the information.
7 1 Confidentiality
7.1 Confidentiality - policy In accordance with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Official Statistics", preliminary information is prohibited.
7.2 Confidentiality - data treatment In accordance with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On official statistics", the initial data are considered confidential and may only be used for scientific purposes in the formulation of official statistical materials or anonymity of the statistical unit in exceptional circumstances (by annulment of means allowing recognition).
8 1 Release policy
8.1 Release calendar Dissemination of health indicators is carried out based on approved schedule on statistical data and published data dissemination and access is available for all users.
8.2 Release calendar access The broadcasting schedule is posted on the Committee's website on the Electronic Services section (http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/4/publications/) and is not restricted for users.
8.3 User access The State Statistical Committee has an official statistical data dissemination policy and has been approved by Decree No 8/02s on 19.02.2014.
9 1 Frequency of dissemination annual
10 1 Accessibility and clarity
10.1 News release It is both paper and electronic version.
10.2 Publications Surveys
10.3 On-line database Not available
10.4 Micro-data access Access to micro-data is prohibited. Only preliminary information can be used by the Chairman of the State Statistical Committee in accordance with the "Rules for issuing micro-data to users for use in research purposes" approved on 13.06.2011.
10.5 Other Answering questions from users, including online surveys, www.azstat.org/services/st_modern "Statistical data submission" section.
10.6 Documentation on methodology Form No. 30 (Annual) on Preventive Medicine Institutions Activity, Form No. 32 (annual) About medical aid for pregnant, bared and puerperal women, abortion and contraception.
10.7 Quality documentation Quality management system (III edition). General model of statistical business-process. Structure of Unit Integrated Metadata (SIS 2.0) and its Quality Reports (ESQRS 2.0) and Metadata (ESMS 2.0).
11 1 Quality management
11.1 Quality assurance The introduction of quality management system has been started
11.2 Quality assessment Quality management processes are being implemented.
12 1 Relevance
12.1 User needs Health indicators are at the focus of both international organizations and governing bodies, mass media, academics, and general public.
12.2 User satisfaction Online surveys are regularly held on the website of the Committee for the purpose of studying the user's satisfaction and the last online survey on "Providing users with statistical information" was posted on the website on 01.11.2015 (http://www.stat.gov. az / source / others / Sorgu_2013.pdf)
12.3 Completeness Indicator is full and no question about calculation for any period.
13 1 Accuracy and reliability
13.1 Overall accuracy In order to ensure accuracy and correctness of the reporting data, the Social Protection and Health Statistics section of the Social Statistics Department has always considered the results of the report carefully and points the importance of the timely and onside control of the accuracy of the reporting data that local bodies may face to be implemented in accordance with the methodology. Improvements are made in the reporting forms and methodological recommendations as required.
13.2 Sampling error Observed completely, selection error is not calculated.
13.3 Non-sampling error The elimination of the error is carried out in accordance with the "Rules on classification and elimination of errors in reporting data", approved by the order of the State Statistical Committee of 15 January 2013, numbered 4/t.
14 1 Timeliness and punctuality
14.1 Timeliness The calculation and dissemination of the indicator is carried out in accordance with the "Statistical Work Program". There are no delays in the broadcast schedule and program.
14.2 Punctuality There are 120 calendar days, 82 working days between the final date of the reporting period and the publication date.
15 1 Coherence and comparability
15.1 Comparability - geographical
15.2 Comparability - over time the indicator has been calculated since 2005
15.3 Coherence - cross domain There is no connection to other fields of statistics.
15.4 Coherence - internal There is no difference between the preliminary information and the corrected information.
16 1 Cost and burden
17 1 Data revision
17.1 Data revision - policy No 30 and No 32 annual statistical reporting forms allow for timely and qualitative data acquisition and adaption to modern conditions.
17.2 Data revision - practice Reporting information is immediately checked, adjustments are made when errors are detected and mandatory instruction execution are given to statistical units.
18 1 Statistical processing
18.1 Source data The source for information is enterprises engaged in healthcare activities.
18.2 Frequency of data collection annual
18.3 Data collection Submitted in the paper version by the Ministry of Healthcare.
18.4 Data validation Monitoring of data compilation results and quality assurance of statistical results are carried out.
18.5 Data compilation Indicator is defined by calculation. Editing adjustments are made in health information.
18.6 Adjustment Seasonal adjustments are not made.
19 1 Comment No additional comments.