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Pregnancy status cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term413204
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 28/04/2016
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
Scope:Help on this termThese data elements are used in conjunction with each other to determine whether a female prison entrant has ever been pregnant and if so, the age of her first pregnancy.

Collection and usage attributes

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The Pregnancy status cluster comprises two data elements that allow a female's pregnancy history to be determined.

This is achieved by the combination of the two data elements: Female—ever been pregnant indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N and Female—age at first pregnancy, total years N[N].

The Pregnancy status cluster describes the following information:


Data element
Ever been pregnant Yes No
Age at first pregnancy N[N] N/A

 N/A is not applicable.

Collection methods:Help on this termInformation on a prison entrant's pregnancy history is collected at the reception assessment on the National Prisoner Health Census Prison Entrants form.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Pregnancy status cluster Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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Prison entrants DSS Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

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1Female—ever been pregnant indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code NMandatory1
2Female—age at first pregnancy, total years N[N]Conditional1
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