Collected Dataset / ACTION Perinatal Dataset

ACTION Perinatal Dataset

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Associated study

Acronym ACTION
Name Accesso alle Cure e Terapie Intensive Ostetrico Neonatali (Access to Obstetrical and Neonatal Intensive Care)
Study design Cohort
Number of very preterm (VPT) and/or very low birthweight (VLBW) births included in cohort (live & still births) 2493
  • Italy



The ACTION population comprises all births in FVG, Tuscany, Marche and Lazio. Births in all hospitals with NICUs plus transferred infants in Calabria and Lombardy.

Data Collection Event

Perinatal Assessment

Perinatal assessment included collection of data on maternal obstetric history and prenatal care, pregnancy complications, delivery room care, pregnancy outcomes, infant condition and characteristics at birth, neonatal morbidity,medical treatment during the stay in the NICU, conditions at 36 weeks postmenstrual age and at discharge from the NICU, hospital admissions and transfers, infant survival, and maternal sociodemographic factors.