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Country of birth of mother

Data Item category

Mother's demographic data

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Data definitions

METeOR, NCIS: The country in which the person was born, as represented by a code. Descriptions:
ABS, NHMD, NCIS, NPDC, NMDS: Standard Australian Classification of Countries (SACC); SACC 2016

Additional information

WA PDC collects this via linkage to Hospital Morbidity Data System. Women with no inpatient event for the birth will not have this data item available in the WA PDC.
ABS COD is able to collect this item but does not provide it due to a large amount of missing data and associated quality issues.

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