BIRTH ORDER

BIRTH ORDER records the sequence in which the baby was born, with 1 indicating the first or only birth in the sequence (i.

Format / Length

n1

Description

BIRTH ORDER  is the same as attribute BIRTH ORDER.

BIRTH ORDER  records the sequence in which the baby was born, with 1 indicating the first or only birth in the sequence (i.e. singleton), 2 indicating the second birth in the sequence, 3 indicating the third, and so on.

Note: the Default Code description for 9 - Not known has been updated. The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where it is not already correct.

Default Codes

Code Description

8

Not applicable

9

BIRTH ORDER

 not known

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 120 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Birth Episode CDS references in description BIRTH ORDER
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 140 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Delivery Episode CDS references in description BIRTH ORDER
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 150 - Admitted Patient Care - Other Birth Event CDS references in description BIRTH ORDER
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 160 - Admitted Patient Care - Other Delivery Event CDS references in description BIRTH ORDER
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 180 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Birth Episode CDS references in description BIRTH ORDER
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 200 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Delivery Episode CDS references in description BIRTH ORDER
Data Element BIRTH ORDER references in description BIRTH ORDER