Australian Government: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare METeOR Home Page

Birth event—setting (intended)

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269420
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 08/12/2005
Definition:Help on this termThe intended place of birth at the onset of labour.
Context:Help on this term

Perinatal care:

Women who plan to give birth in birth centres or at home usually have different risk factors for outcome compared to those who plan to give birth in hospitals. Women who are transferred to hospital after the onset of labour have increased risks of intervention and adverse outcomes.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Birth event
Definition:Help on this termThe sequence of actions by which a baby and the afterbirth (placenta) are expelled or extracted from the uterus at childbirth. The process usually starts spontaneously about 280 days after conception with onset of labour, but it may be started by artificial means.
Specialisation of:Help on this termLife event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termUniversity of Oxford 2002. Concise Colour Medical Dictionary 3rd ed. UK: Oxford University Press

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Setting of birth
Definition:Help on this termThe type of physical environment where the birth occurred.
Property group:Help on this termLocation characteristics

Source and reference attributes

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

Data element concept attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Perinatal Data Development Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Birth event—setting of birth Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

My items Help on this term
Download Help on this term