Maternity - Hospital in-patient - Health-related outcomes
DescriptionThis category contains data relating to maternity care. Including: birth weight of baby, delivery place and method, lengths of ante-natal and post-natal stay, etc.
For an overview of the data stored across all Episodes for a particular data-field, please access the Summary Information (maternity) sub-category. These data-fields list for each participant all the distinct values for that data-field in the inpatient data. Not all episode level maternity fields have corresponding Summary Information data-fields. These fields are supplied as part of a standard UK Biobank dataset.
To conduct detailed analyses on the in-patient hospital data, researchers will require data-fields from the Spell and Episode Data (maternity) sub-category. Including data-fields from this category in a basket of variables will give:
- access to the underlying data-fields in the episode level data via the HES Data Portal;
- the variables themselves in a standard UK Biobank dataset - but these are counts of the number of hospital episodes with data recorded for each data-field (e.g. Field 41085 shows the number of episodes in the inpatient data with duration of episode data).