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Maternal height

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Data definitions

NPDC: Seperate items for measured and self reported height - Maternal height in centimetres and Self-reported maternal height in centimetres.
S/T Perinatal Data Collections: VIC: A person's self reported height, measured in centimetres at around the time of conception. QLD: Mother's height in centimetres. This can be either measured or self reported. WA: Mother's height in whole centimetres. OTHER S/T: No definitions specified. VIC PMC: The mother's self-reported height, measured in centimetres, at about the time of conception. Used to calculate Body Mass Index (BMI).

Additional information

Maternal height may be used to derive Body Mass Index. ACT collect this item in one hospital only.

Related items

Maternal Body Mass Index

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