Female—alcohol consumption in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Alcohol consumption in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy indicator
METeOR identifier:690482
Registration status:Health, Standard 12/12/2018
Definition:

An indicator of whether a female consumed alcohol in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, as represented by a code.

Context:

Perinatal

Data Element Concept:Female—alcohol consumption in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 1   Yes

Record if a female consumed alcohol in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.

CODE 2   No

Record if a female did not consume alcohol in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Collection methods:

This data element is self-reported.

Recommended question: 'Did you consume alcohol at all in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy?', where the first 20 weeks of pregnancy is defined as less than or equal to 19 weeks + 6 days.

To ensure consistency of results, this data element should be collected after the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Female—alcohol consumption after 20 weeks of pregnancy indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Health, Standard 12/12/2018

See also Female—alcohol consumption frequency in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, code N Health, Standard 12/12/2018

See also Female—number of standard drinks consumed when drinking alcohol in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, total N[NN] Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Perinatal NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Superseded 20/11/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Perinatal NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 20/11/2019

DSS specific attributes +