Birth event—birth method

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:337672
Registration status:Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018
Definition:

The method of complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception in a birth event.

Context:

Perinatal statistics

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Birth event
Definition:The 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:Life event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:University of Oxford 2002. Concise Colour Medical Dictionary 3rd ed. UK: Oxford University Press

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Birth method
Definition:The method of complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception.
Property group:Birth event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element concept attributes

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Birth event—birth method Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Supersedes Birth event—delivery method Health, Superseded 06/09/2006

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Birth event—birth method, code N Health, Superseded 02/08/2017

Birth event—birth method, code N Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018