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Birth—birth order

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269428
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 02/08/2017
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016
Definition:Help on this termThe sequential order of each baby of a multiple birth.

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Object class:Birth
METeOR identifier:Help on this term268999
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016
Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018
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The complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception of at least 20 weeks of gestation or of 400 grams or more birthweight, where the product can be live born or stillborn.

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Perinatal

Specialisation of:Help on this termPerson/group of persons

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Property attributes

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Property:Birth order
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269038
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 02/08/2017
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016
Definition:Help on this termThe sequence number in the multiple birth.
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National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) Perinatal:

Required to analyse pregnancy outcome according to birth order and identify the individual baby resulting from a multiple birth pregnancy. Multiple births have higher risks of perinatal mortality and morbidity. Multiple birth pregnancies are often associated with obstetric complications, labour and delivery complications, higher rates of neonatal morbidity, low birthweight, and a higher perinatal death rate.

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

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termAS5017 Health Care Client Identification

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Has been superseded by Birth—birth order Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Birth—birth order, code N Health, Superseded 02/08/2017
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016

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