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Data Item category

Maternal Morbidity - pre-existing

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Data definitions

SA PDC: Anaemia - Hb less than 10gms per 100ml.
QLD PDC: No specific definition of anaemia. Includes pre-existing maternal conditions, hypertension or diabetes, and other diseases, illnesses or conditions arising during the current pregnancy, that are not directly attributable to pregnancy, but may significantly affect care during the current pregnancy and or pregnancy outcome.

Additional information

VIC, WA and TAS provide a free text field for maternal conditions, which may capture anaemia. Tas PDC collects this information in Obstetrix Tas, a statewide Electronic Perinatal Database that is used in public maternity and publically contracted private hospitals throughout Tasmania.

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