Female—parity

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
Synonymous names:Parity
METeOR identifier:302119
Registration status:Health, Superseded 07/03/2014
Definition:Previous pregnancies that have reached at least 20 weeks gestation.
Context:

Perinatal statistics:

The number of previous pregnancies is an important component of the woman's reproductive history. Parity may be a risk factor for adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Female
Definition:A human being of the sex which conceives and brings forth young.
Specialisation of:Person/group of persons

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Macquarie University 2003. The Macquarie Dictionary 3rd ed. Sydney: The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd.

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Parity
Definition:A count of previous pregnancies resulting in a live birth or stillbirth.
Property group:Physical wellbeing

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Data element concept attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Female—parity Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, Tasmanian Health, Archived 03/07/2020, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Female—parity, total N[N] Health, Superseded 07/03/2014