5. Children under 5 years enrolled with oral health services (PHO enrolled children)
7. Children starting school who have participated in ECE
Source: Well Child/Tamariki Ora Quality Indicators, Ministry of Health, March 2014
Notes: Since the production of this table, the Ministry of Health (2015) has published more recent Well Child/Tamariki Ora Quality Indicators for March 2015 which can be viewed here.
Indicator 1: Source: PHO Enrolment Collection (numerator), National Immunisation Register enrolment (denominator)
Indicator 11: Source: National Maternity Collection. Number of babies with breastfeeding recorded (denominator)
Indicator 12: Source: National Maternity Collection. Number of babies with breastfeeding recorded (denominator)
Indicator 19: Source: National Maternity Collection. Number of mother with tobacco use recorded at 2 weeks postnatal (denominator)
Indicator 5: Source Community Oral Health Services (numerator); PHO enrolments (denominator)
Indicator 7: Source: ENROL Ministry of Education
Indicator 15: Source: B4 School Check Information System. Children who have a BMI recorded at their B4 School Check (denominator)
During late 2013, nearly half of Māori babies were enrolled with a PHO by three months of age. In the first half of 2013, just over 80% of Māori babies were breastfed at two weeks and six weeks of age. Eighty-two percent of Māori mothers were smoke-free two weeks after giving birth.
Among pre-school children enrolled with a PHO 59% of Māori children were enrolled with oral health services in 2012. Most (89%) Māori children who started school in 2013 had participated in early childhood education.
In the 12 months up to 30 December 2014, 69% of Māori infants aged six months were fully immunised compared to 85% of non-Māori infants. At eight months, 88% of Māori children and 94% of non-Māori had completed their appropriate immunisations. At 24 months, 94% of Māori and 95% of non-Māori were fully immunised. At five years of age 76% of Māori children were fully immunised compared with 82% of non-Māori.