Apgar score code NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:270580
Registration status:Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018
Definition:A code set representing the condition of the baby, soon after birth.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:NN
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
00-10Apgar score
Supplementary values:
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:The score is based on the five characteristics of heart rate, respiratory condition, muscle tone, reflexes and colour. The maximum or best score being 10.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Apgar score code NN Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Birth—Apgar score (at 1 minute), code NN Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Birth—Apgar score (at 1 minute), code NN Health, Superseded 12/12/2018

Birth—Apgar score (at 5 minutes), code NN Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Birth—Apgar score (at 5 minutes), code NN Health, Superseded 07/12/2005