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Birth event—state/territory of birth, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termState/territory of birth
METeOR identifier:Help on this term718242
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 20/11/2019
Definition:Help on this term

The state or territory in which a baby was delivered, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Birth event—state/territory of birth

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
1New South Wales
4South Australia
5Western Australia
7Northern Territory
8Australian Capital Territory
9Other territories (Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island and Jervis Bay Territory)

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The order presented here is the standard for the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Other organisations (including the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) publish data in state order based on population (that is, Western Australia before South Australia and Australian Capital Territory before Northern Territory).

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this term

ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 2016. Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS). Cat No. 1270.0. ABS, Canberra. Viewed 19 July 2019,

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Birth event—state/territory of birth, code N Health, Superseded 20/11/2019

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Perinatal NMDS 2020–21 Health, Superseded 03/12/2020

DSS specific attributes +

Perinatal NMDS 2021–22 Health, Superseded 17/12/2021

DSS specific attributes +

Perinatal NMDS 2022–23 Health, Standard 17/12/2021

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