Product of birth—perinatal death type, code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
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The type of perinatal death assigned to a product of birth as determined by the timing of the death in relation to the birth, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:||Product of birth—perinatal death type|
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Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
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CODE 1 Stillbirth
Use this code for a fetal death, when the death of the fetus occurred prior to the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother. Death is indicated by the fact that after such separation, the product of birth does not breathe or show any other evidence of life.
CODE 2 Neonatal death
Use this code for a neonatal death, when the death of a liveborn baby occurs within 28 days of birth. Life is indicated by the fact that after complete expulsion or extraction from its mother, the product of birth breathes or shows other evidence of life.
CODE 9 Not stated/inadequately described
Use this code when data is missing or inadequately described. It is not intended for use on primary collection instruments
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