NUMBER OF BABIES IDENTIFICATION CODE (PATIENT IDENTIFICATION)

Further guidance can be found on the NHS Digital website at: DCB1077: AIDC for Patient Identification.

Format / Length

n1/n1

Permitted Codes

Code Description

1/1

One baby

1/2

First of two babies (twin 1)

2/2

Second of two babies (twin 2)

1/3

First of three babies (triplet 1)

2/3

Second of three babies (triplet 2)

3/3

Third of three babies triplet 3)

1/4

First of four babies (quadruplet 1)

2/4

Second of four babies (quadruplet 2)

3/4

Third of four babies (quadruplet 3)

4/4

Fourth of four babies (quadruplet 4)

1/5

First of five babies (quintuplet 1)

2/5

Second of five babies (quintuplet 2)

3/5

Third of five babies (quintuplet 3)

4/5

Fourth of five babies (quintuplet 4)

5/5

Fifth of five babies (quintuplet 5)

1/6

First of six babies (sextuplet 1)

2/6

Second of six babies (sextuplet 2)

3/6

Third of six babies (sextuplet 3)

4/6

Fourth of six babies (sextuplet 4)

5/6

Fifth of six babies (sextuplet 5)

6/6

Sixth of six babies (sextuplet 6)

1/7

First of seven babies (septuplet 1)

2/7

Second of seven babies (septuplet 2)

3/7

Third of seven babies (septuplet 3)

4/7

Fourth of seven babies (septuplet 4)

5/7

Fifth of seven babies (septuplet 5)

6/7

Sixth of seven babies (septuplet 6)

7/7

Seventh of seven babies (septuplet 7)

1/8

First of eight babies (octuplet 1)

2/8

Second of eight babies (octuplet 2)

3/8

Third of eight babies (octuplet 3)

4/8

Fourth of eight babies (octuplet 4)

5/8

Fifth of eight babies (octuplet 5)

6/8

Sixth of eight babies (octuplet 6)

7/8

Seventh of eight babies (octuplet 7)

8/8

Eighth of eight babies (octuplet 8)

1/9

First of nine babies (nontuplet 1)

2/9

Second of nine babies (nontuplet 2)

3/9

Third of nine babies (nontuplet 3)

4/9

Fourth of nine babies (nontuplet 4)

5/9

Fifth of nine babies (nontuplet 5)

6/9

Sixth of nine babies (nontuplet 6)

7/9

Seventh of nine babies (nontuplet 7)

8/9

Eighth of nine babies (nontuplet 8)

9/9

Ninth of nine babies (nontuplet 9)

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly NUMBER OF BABIES IDENTIFIER (PATIENT IDENTIFICATION)
Plural NUMBER OF BABIES IDENTIFICATION CODES (PATIENT IDENTIFICATION)

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set AIDC for Patient Identification Data Set references in description NUMBER OF BABIES IDENTIFICATION CODE (PATIENT IDENTIFICATION)
Data Element GS1 APPLICATION IDENTIFIER (INTERNAL) references in description NUMBER OF BABIES IDENTIFICATION CODE (PATIENT IDENTIFICATION)
Attribute GS1 APPLICATION IDENTIFIER (INTERNAL) references in description NUMBER OF BABIES IDENTIFICATION CODE (PATIENT IDENTIFICATION)
Data Element NUMBER OF BABIES IDENTIFICATION CODE (PATIENT IDENTIFICATION) references in description NUMBER OF BABIES IDENTIFICATION CODE (PATIENT IDENTIFICATION)