Record Table 1066
Title: HES inpatient delivery
Access field: 41264 (Records in HES inpatient delivery dataset)
Table name hesin_delivery Table group HES Debut Aug 2019 Row count 33,000+ Parent table hesin_maternity Version Mar 2023 Size 911kB Stability Ongoing Cost Tier d1 o1 s1
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Information on the delivery of a child during an admission (where applicable)
# Column Type Notes
1 eid integer Encoded participant identifier. This identifier is the same encoded id used in the main dataset.
2 ins_index integer Instance index. A numerical index which together with the eid uniquely identifies the corresponding record in the main HESIN table and the HESIN_MATERNITY table.
3 arr_index integer Array index. A numerical index which together with the eid & ins_index uniquely identifies this record, i.e. eid, ins_index & arr_index together form a primary key for this table.
4 gestat integer, coding 218 Number of weeks of gestation.
5 delplac integer, coding 217 Delivery place. Delivery place identifies where the birth took place; for example: NHS hospital (with ward information) or at a domestic address.
6 delmeth string, coding 216 Delivery method. Delivery method identifies the way in which the baby was born; for example: spontaneous, forceps, breech or caesarean section.
7 birordr string, coding 213 Birth order. No longer available for source=71 (April 2018) onwards.
8 birstat integer, coding 219 Status of baby at birth. Status baby identifies whether the baby was born alive or stillborn (ante-partum or intra-partum). No longer available for source=71 (April 2018) onwards.
9 biresus integer, coding 223 Resuscitation method. Resuscitation method identifies whether any procedures were required to get the baby breathing normally; for example: positive pressure (nil/by mask/by endotracheal tube) and whether drugs were administered.
10 sexbaby integer, coding 224 Sex of baby. Sex of baby determines whether the baby was male, female or indeterminate. No longer available for source=71 (April 2018) onwards.
11 birweight integer, coding 214 Weight of baby. No longer available for source=71 (April 2018) onwards. 12 delstat integer, coding 225 Status of person conducting delivery. Status of person conducting delivery identifies whether a doctor, GP or midwife was present at the birth.
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