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Method of birth code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term696190
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing the method of complete expulsion or extraction from a female of a product of conception.

Representational attributes

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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
1Vaginal—non-instrumental
2Vaginal—forceps
4Caesarean section
5Vaginal—vacuum extraction
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

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National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Method of birth code N Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Birth event—birth method, code N Health, Superseded 03/12/2020

Birth event—birth method, code N Health, Standard 03/12/2020

Birth event—birth method, code N Health, Standardisation pending 22/10/2021

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