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Birth event—setting of birth (actual), code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termActual place of birth
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269937
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 02/08/2017
Definition:Help on this term

The actual place where the birth occurred, as represented by a code.

Context:Help on this term

Perinatal statistics

Data Element Concept:Birth event—setting of birth

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Hospital, excluding birth centre
2Birth centre, attached to hospital
3Birth centre, free standing
4Home
8Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this term

The development of a definition of a birth centre is currently under consideration by the Commonwealth in conjunction with the states and territories.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This is to be recorded for each baby the mother delivers from this pregnancy.

CODE 4     Home

Should be reserved for those births that occur at the home intended.

CODE 8     Other

Used when birth occurs at a home other than that intended. May also include a community health centre or be used for babies 'born before arrival'.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Actual place of birth, version 2, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.0 KB)

Has been superseded by Birth event—setting of birth (actual), code N Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Perinatal NMDS Health, Superseded 06/09/2006

DSS specific attributes +

Perinatal NMDS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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Perinatal NMDS 2007-2008 Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

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Perinatal NMDS 2008-2010 Health, Superseded 02/12/2009

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Perinatal NMDS 2010-2011 Health, Superseded 21/12/2010

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Perinatal NMDS 2011-12 Health, Superseded 07/03/2012

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Perinatal NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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Perinatal NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

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Perinatal NMDS 2014-18 Health, Superseded 02/08/2017

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