The actual place where the birth occurred, as represented by a code.
RepresentationThis representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Birth setting code N ".
|Maximum character length||1|
|Value||Meaning||Start Date||End Date|
|Permissible Values||1||Hospital, excluding birth centre|
|2||Birth centre, attached to hospital|
|3||Birth centre, free standing|
|Supplementary Values||9||Not stated|
Guide for use:
This is to be recorded for each baby the mother delivers from this pregnancy.
CODE 4 Home
Should be reserved for those births that occur at the home intended.
CODE 8 Other
Used when birth occurs at a home other than that intended. May also include a community health centre or be used for babies 'born before arrival'.Context:
|Inclusion in Data Set Specifications||9|
|Inclusion in Data Distributions||0|
|As a numerator in an Indicator||0|
|As a denominator in an Indicator||0|
|As a disaggregation in an Indicator||0|