Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Property|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 02/08/2017|
Indigenous, Archived 22/10/2018
|Definition:||An indicator of multiple birth, showing the total number of births resulting from a single pregnancy.|
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:||Birth event|
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Birth plurality Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, Indigenous, Archived 02/04/2019, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018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:|
Birth event—birth plurality Health, Superseded 02/08/2017