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Previous caesarean sections

Data Item category

Previous pregnancies

Collections containing the item

Data definitions

METeOR: The total number of previous caesarean sections performed on the woman.
S/T Perinatal Data Collections:
NSW: Total number of previous caesarean sections. VIC: Total number of previous pregnancies where the method of delivery was caesarean section. QLD: The number of previous caesareans the woman has had. SA: The total number of previous caesareans. TAS, WA: The total number of caesareans sections prior to this pregnancy. OTHER S/Ts: No definition specified.
NMMD: No previous caesarean section; one previous caesarean section; two or more previous caesarean sections, not applicable, unknown/not stated

Additional information

WA will collect number of previous caesareans from 1/1/12.

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