Birth event—anaesthesia administered indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Anaesthesia administered indicator
METeOR identifier:695188
Registration status:Health, Standard 12/12/2018

An indicator of whether anaesthesia was administered to the female during a birth event, as represented by a code.



Data Element Concept:Birth event—anaesthesia administered indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
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:

This data element should be recorded in conjunction with the Birth event—type of anaesthesia administered, code N[N] data element when the anaesthesia administered indicator is Code 1 (Yes).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Birth event—anaesthesia administered indicator, yes/no code N Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

See also Birth event—birth method, code N Health, Standard 12/12/2018

See also Birth event—type of anaesthesia administered, code N[N] Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +