PREGNANCY TOTAL PREVIOUS PREGNANCIES

Format/length: n2
HES item: NUMPREG
National Codes:
Default Codes: 99 - Not known

Notes:
A live birth is always registrable, no matter how short the gestation. Still births and abortions are registrable only if they occur after a gestation of 24 weeks or more, see REGISTRABLE BIRTH.

The following values with the addition of the Default Code, can be used:

00 No previous pregnancy resulting in a registrable birth
01 One previous pregnancy resulting in a registrable birth
02 Two previous pregnancies resulting in a registrable birth
03 Three previous pregnancies resulting in a registrable birth

etc. until

19 Nineteen previous pregnancies resulting in a registrable birth
 

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plural PREGNANCY TOTAL PREVIOUS PREGNANCIES