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Birth plurality

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term269039
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 02/08/2017
Indigenous, Archived 22/10/2018
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of multiple birth, showing the total number of births resulting from a single pregnancy.
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National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) Perinatal:

Multiple pregnancy increases the risk of complications during pregnancy, labour and delivery and is associated with higher risk of perinatal morbidity and mortality.

Data Set Specification (DSS) Health Care Client Identification:

While this piece of information is normally recorded for multiple births against the mother's record, if the health care client volunteers the information, it should be recorded.

Property group:Help on this termBirth event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Has been superseded by Birth plurality Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, Indigenous, Archived 02/04/2019, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Data Element Concepts implementing this property:Help on this term

Birth event—birth plurality Health, Superseded 02/08/2017
Indigenous, Archived 22/10/2018

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