Maternity model of care—routine relocation for intrapartum care and birth indicator, yes/no code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Routine relocation for intrapartum care and birth indicator|
|Synonymous names:||Planned transfer for birth indicator|
|Definition:||An indicator of whether a maternity model of care requires women to be routinely relocated from their community to another location prior to labour for intrapartum care and birth, as represented by a code.|
|Context:||Used in maternal and perinatal healthcare settings.|
|Data Element Concept:||Maternity model of care—routine relocation for intrapartum care and birth indicator|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
This data element refers to planned relocation for all women prior to labour and not just for women who require a higher-level of care for birth or in an emergency.
CODE 1 Yes
CODE 2 No
|Collection methods:||Data are gathered using the Maternity Care Classification System (MaCCS) data collection questionnaire on an annual basis by every maternity service when classifying their models of care or when a new model of care is introduced.|
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit|
|Origin:||National Maternity Data Development Project (AIHW and NPESU), Maternity Care Classification System subproject.|
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
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