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Maternity model of care—identifier, NNNNNN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termMaternity model of care identifier
METeOR identifier:Help on this term573834
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 14/05/2015
Definition:Help on this termA sequence of characters which uniquely identifies a maternity model of care, as represented by a number.
Context:Help on this termUsed in maternal and perinatal healthcare settings.
Data Element Concept:Maternity model of care—identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termIdentifier
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNNNNNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term6

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The first character position should be the Australian state/territory identifier for the origin of the model of care.

The remaining characters should be a unique number combination within each state or territory.
Collection methods:Help on this termData are gathered using the Maternity Care Classification System (MaCCS) data collection questionnaire on an annual basis by every maternity service when classifying their models of care or when a new model of care is introduced.

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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Is formed using Establishment—Australian state/territory identifier, code N Health, Superseded 18/12/2019, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Maternity model of care NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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