COVID-19 Wider Impacts – Antenatal Bookings
Data and Resources
Antenatal bookings by Health BoardCSV
Information on women booking for antenatal care, broken down by health board.
Antenatal bookings by AgeCSV
Information on antenatal bookings broken down by age.
Antenatal bookings by DeprivationCSV
Information on antenatal bookings broken down by deprivation category.
|Source||The Antenatal Booking Data presented is based on a new data collection established as a rapid response to COVID-19. Data is collected each week, from the clinical information systems used by midwives who ‘book’ pregnant woman for maternity care. Historic data from April 2019 was also collected as a ‘catch-up’ extract in order to identify all women who were currently pregnant during the COVID-19 period.|
|Author||PHS Maternity Team|
|Last Updated||August 30, 2022, 16:05 (BST)|
|Created||March 16, 2021, 15:58 (GMT)|
|Contact Address||Public Health Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 9EB|
|Subject||COVID-19 Impact, Maternity & Births|
|Time frame of data and timeliness||Data is collected each week from the clinical information systems.|
|Coverage||This dataset shows the number of women booking for antenatal care in each week from the week beginning 1 April 2019 onwards. In addition to the weekly data, monthly data (based on exact month of booking rather than summation of sequential weeks) is presented for each NHS Board of residence, including the Island Boards. Due to small numbers, weekly data is not shown for individual Island Boards of residence (NHS Orkney, NHS Shetland, and NHS Western Isles), however the Island Boards are included in the Scotland total.|
|Accuracy||Subject to internal checks. The figures are compared to previous figures and expected trends.|
|Continuity of data||Reports data from April 2019.|
|Concepts and definitions||Please see description above. Additional information and commentary are also available on the Wider Impacts Dashboard (See Links section).|
|Disclosure||Disclosure control methods have been applied to the data in order to protect patient confidentiality.|
|Revision statement||Figures contained within each publication may be subject to change in future releases as submissions may be updated to reflect a more accurate and complete set of data.|
|Official statistics designation||Management Information Statistics|
|Relevance and key uses of the statistics||The data are used to describe the current impact and the severity of COVID-19 in Scotland.|