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Definition

A code set representing the setting for a birth event.

Representation

Data Type Number
Format N
Maximum character length 1

Values

Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 8 Other
4 Home
3 Birth centre, free standing
2 Birth centre, attached to hospital
1 Hospital, excluding birth centre
Supplementary Values 9 Not stated

Comments

Comments:

The development of a definition of a birth centre is currently under consideration by the Commonwealth in conjunction with the states and territories.

References

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Relation Count
Data Elements implementing this Value Domain 1