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Maternity target group code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term558243
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 14/05/2015
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A code set that represents the characteristics of women or their pregnancy that define a target group.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identification
2Migrant or refugee
3Low risk or normal pregnancy
4All excluding high risk pregnancy
5Complex or high risk pregnancy
6Breech presentation of fetus
7Multi fetal pregnancy
8Next birth after caesarean section
9Planned homebirth
10Maternal diabetes and other endocrine disorders
11Maternal obesity or high body mass index (BMI)
12Maternal drug or alcohol use
13Maternal age - young
14Maternal mental health condition
15Maternal remote area of residence
80Other specific cultural groups not already specified
81Other social groups not already specified
82Other vulnerable groups not already specified
88Other maternity target groups
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99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 3   Low risk or normal pregnancy

This code is to be used if a model of care is restricted to women with "low-risk" or "normal" pregnancies.

CODE 4   All excluding high risk pregnancy

This code is used for models of care that care for all women EXCEPT those considered to have a high risk pregnancy.

CODE 5   Complex or high risk pregnancy

This code is to be used for high-risk clinics or maternal-fetal medicine clinics or models of care.

CODE 6   Breech presentation of fetus

This code is to be used for breech clinics or models of care.

CODE 7   Multi fetal pregnancy

This code is to be used for twin/triplet clinics or models of care.

CODE 8   Next birth after caesarean section

This code is to be used for "vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC)" or "next birth after caesarean (NBAC)" clinics or models of care.

CODE 10   Maternal diabetes and other endocrine disorders

This code is used for “Diabetes clinics” or models targeted at women with any endocrine disorder including thyroid conditions.

CODE 11   Maternal obesity or high body mass index (BMI)

This code is to be used for bariatric clinics or models of care.

CODE 13   Maternal age – young

This code is to be used for models of care targeted specifically at young women.

CODE 15   Maternal remote area of residence

This code is used for models of care targeted at women in remote communities. This is not restricted to remote indigenous communities but models that provide care for any woman who lives in a remote area.

CODE 80   Other specific cultural groups not already specified

This code is to be used for models of care targeted at specific cultural groups not specified by other codes, such as particular ethnic groups.

CODE 81   Other social groups not already specified

This code is to be used for models of care targeted at women from specific social groups not specified by other codes.

CODE 82   Other vulnerable groups not already specified

This code is to be used for models of care targeted at vulnerable women not specified by other codes, such as women affected by domestic violence, women in custody etc.

CODE 88   Other maternity target groups

This code is used for models of care targeted at other specific groups of women not specified by other codes. This includes models targeting women from a particular suburb or postcode range (excluding those in remote areas – use CODE 15).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit
Origin:Help on this termNational Maternity Data Development Project (AIHW and NPESU), Maternity Care Classification System subproject.

Relational attributes

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Maternity model of care—target group, code N[N] Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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