Data Elements

The key indicators monitored by PNSS are:

Demographic Variables —The major demographic variables influencing pregnancy outcome are ethnicity, maternal age, marital status and socioeconomic status .

Health Indicators—

Prenatal Behaviors—

Birth Outcome—

Infant Feeding Practices —include prevalence for children who were ever breastfed , and those receiving breast milk only, formula only or both breast milk and formula.