Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Obstetric/maternity unit indicator|
An indicator of whether an establishment includes a facility dedicated to the care of obstetric/maternity patients, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:||Establishment—obstetric/maternity unit indicator|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
Essential to provide a broad picture of the availability of key specialised services by State and region and to assist with planning if services are over supplied in one region relative to another.
Source and reference attributes
National Health Data Committee
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Establishment—specialised service indicator (obstetric/maternity), yes/no code N
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