National Neonatal Data Set Constraints

National Neonatal Data Set Constraints

Description

Data Set Constraints applied to the National Neonatal Data Set.

Key to Data Set Constraint Column Headings:

Column Name Column Meaning Column Options

Format/Length

Indicates any differences between the Format/Length of the item in the NHS Data Model and Dictionary and the data set specification

None = The Format/Length is the same as the NHS Data Model and Dictionary

Any other entry = The Format/Length is different in the data set specification to the NHS Data Model and Dictionary

Range

Indicates whether a range value constraint has been applied in the data set specification

None = There is no range value constraint applied in the data set specification

Any other entry = Shows the range value constraint applied in the data set specification

Pattern Match

Indicates whether a data pattern, to which the data must conform, has been applied in the data set specification

None = There is no data pattern, to which the data must conform, applied in the data set specification

Any other entry = Shows the data pattern, to which the data must conform, applied in the data set specification

Data Set Constraints:

Data Element Format/Length Range Pattern Match Reason / Comment
BIRTH WEIGHT

n4

None

None

Existing Format/Length states max an4 - Data Set allows n4

GESTATION LENGTH (AT DELIVERY)

n2

None

None

Existing Format/Length states an2 - Data Set allows n2

Where Used

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