Birth event—state/territory of birth

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:695421
Registration status:Health, Standard 12/12/2018
Definition:

The state or territory in which a baby was delivered.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Birth event
Definition:

The sequence of actions by which a baby and the placenta are expelled or extracted from the female's uterus at childbirth. The process usually starts spontaneously about 280 days after conception with onset of labour, but it may be started by artificial means. The process ends upon complete expulsion or extraction of the baby and the placenta.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:

University of Oxford 2002. Concise Colour Medical Dictionary 3rd edn. UK: Oxford University Press.

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:State/territory of birth
Definition:The state/territory in which the birth occurred.
Property group:Location characteristics

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element concept attributes

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Birth event—state/territory of birth Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Birth event—state/territory of birth, code N Health, Superseded 20/11/2019

Birth event—state/territory of birth, code N Health, Standard 20/11/2019