|Default Codes:||9999 - Weight not known|
BIRTH WEIGHT is the same as attribute CLINICAL INVESTIGATION RESULT VALUE.
BIRTH WEIGHT is the result of the Clinical Investigation which measures the Birth Weight, where the UNIT OF MEASUREMENT is Grams (g).
The range is 1 to 9998.
Note: the Format/Length has been updated in Data Dictionary Change Notice 1808 "Correction of Format/Length Data Elements". The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where it is not already correct.
BIRTH WEIGHT will be replaced with BIRTH WEIGHT IN GRAMS, which is the most recent approved national information standards to describe the required definition.