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Product of birth—birth status, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termStatus of the baby
METeOR identifier:Help on this term732895
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 03/12/2020
Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021
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The status of a baby at birth, as represented by a code.

Context:Help on this term

Perinatal

Data Element Concept:Product of birth—birth status

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
ValueMeaning
1Live birth
2Stillbirth (fetal death)
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Live birth

Live birth is the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception, irrespective of the duration of the pregnancy which, after such separation, breathes or shows any other evidence of life, such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord, or definite movement of voluntary muscles, whether or not the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached; each product of such a birth is considered liveborn (WHO 2004).

CODE 2   Stillbirth (fetal death)

Stillbirth is a fetal death prior to the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception of 20 or more completed weeks of gestation or of 400 grams or more birthweight; the death is indicated by the fact that after such separation the fetus does not breathe or show any other evidence of life, such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord, or definite movement of voluntary muscles. This is the same as the WHO definition of fetal death, except that there are no limits of gestational age or birthweight in the WHO definition (WHO 2004).

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this term

World Health Organization 2004. International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision (ICD-10), 2nd edn. Geneva: World Health Organization.

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 Product of birth—birth status, code N Health, Superseded 03/12/2020, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 03/07/2020, Indigenous, Archived 14/07/2021

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

Indigenous-specific primary health care NBEDS December 2020 Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021

DSS specific attributes +

Perinatal NMDS 2021–22 Health, Standard 03/12/2020

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
Indigenous-specific primary health care: PI02a-Number of Indigenous babies born within the previous 12 months who have a birthweight result within specified categories, December 2020 Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021
Indigenous-specific primary health care: PI02b-Proportion of Indigenous babies born within the previous 12 months who have a birthweight result within specified categories, December 2020 Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021
Indigenous-specific primary health care: PI11a-Number of Indigenous regular clients who gave birth within the previous 12 months who have a smoking status result within specified categories, December 2020 Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021
Indigenous-specific primary health care: PI11b-Proportion of Indigenous regular clients who gave birth within the previous 12 months who have a smoking status result within specified categories, December 2020 Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021
Indigenous-specific primary health care: PI13a-Number of Indigenous regular clients who have their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, December 2020 Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021
Indigenous-specific primary health care: PI13b-Proportion of Indigenous regular clients who have their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, December 2020 Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021
Used as denominator
Indigenous-specific primary health care: PI02b-Proportion of Indigenous babies born within the previous 12 months who have a birthweight result within specified categories, December 2020 Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021
Indigenous-specific primary health care: PI13b-Proportion of Indigenous regular clients who have their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, December 2020 Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021
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