Female—childbirth indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Female childbirth indicator
Synonymous names:Female parturition indicator
METeOR identifier:739132
Registration status:Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021

An indicator of whether a female person has given birth, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Female—childbirth indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 1   Yes

Record when a female person has given birth.

CODE 2   No

Record when a female person has not given birth.

CODE 9 Not stated/inadequately described

Record when the information is not stated or inadequately described.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

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

DSS specific attributes +