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Product of birth—birthweight

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term695312
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
Indigenous, Endorsed 02/04/2019
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The first weight of a live born or stillborn baby obtained after birth, or the weight of a baby on the date admitted if this is different from the date of birth.

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Object class:Product of birth
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The product of conception that has been completely expelled or extracted from the female, where the product can be a live born or stillborn baby.

Context:Help on this term

Perinatal

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Property attributes

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Property:Birthweight
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The weight as recorded at birth.

Property group:Help on this termPhysical characteristics

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Supersedes Birth—birth weight Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016, Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Has been superseded by Product of birth—birthweight Health, Standardisation pending 29/07/2019

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Product of birth—birthweight, code N Health, Standard 12/12/2018
Indigenous, Endorsed 02/04/2019

Product of birth—birthweight, total grams N[NNN] Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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