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Female—alcohol consumption frequency in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAlcohol consumption frequency in first 20 weeks of pregnancy
METeOR identifier:Help on this term691052
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The frequency of alcohol consumption by a female in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, as represented by a code.

Context:Help on this term

Perinatal

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

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
0Never
1Monthly or less
22–4 times a month
32–3 times a week
44 or more times a week
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

Dawson D, Grant B, Stinson F & Zhou Y 2005. Effectiveness of the derived Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT-C) in screening for alcohol use disorders and risk drinking in the US general population. Alcohol Clinical and Experimental Research 29(5): 844–854.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 0   Never

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

CODE 1   Monthly or less

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

CODE 2   2–4 times a month

Record if a female consumed alcohol 2 to 4 times a month in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.

CODE 3   2–3 times a week

Record if a female consumed alcohol 2 to 3 times a week in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.

CODE 4   4 or more times a week

Record if a female consumed alcohol 4 or more times a week in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.

CODE 9   Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Collection methods:Help on this term

This data element is self-reported.

Recommended question: 'How often did you have a drink containing alcohol 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.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

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

See also Female—alcohol consumption in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described 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:Help on this term
All attributes +

Perinatal NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Standard 12/12/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Perinatal NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Candidate 09/09/2019

DSS specific attributes +
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