NUMBER OF BABIES IDENTIFICATION CODE (PATIENT IDENTIFICATION)

Further guidance can be found on the NHS Digital website at: DCB1077: AIDC for Patient Identification.

Format / Length

n1/n1

National Codes

Code Description

1/1

One baby

1/2

First of two babies (twin 1)

2/2

Second of two babies (twin 2)

1/3

First of three babies (triplet 1)

2/3

Second of three babies (triplet 2)

3/3

Third of three babies triplet 3)

1/4

First of four babies (quadruplet 1)

2/4

Second of four babies (quadruplet 2)

3/4

Third of four babies (quadruplet 3)

4/4

Fourth of four babies (quadruplet 4)

1/5

First of five babies (quintuplet 1)

2/5

Second of five babies (quintuplet 2)

3/5

Third of five babies (quintuplet 3)

4/5

Fourth of five babies (quintuplet 4)

5/5

Fifth of five babies (quintuplet 5)

1/6

First of six babies (sextuplet 1)

2/6

Second of six babies (sextuplet 2)

3/6

Third of six babies (sextuplet 3)

4/6

Fourth of six babies (sextuplet 4)

5/6

Fifth of six babies (sextuplet 5)

6/6

Sixth of six babies (sextuplet 6)

1/7

First of seven babies (septuplet 1)

2/7

Second of seven babies (septuplet 2)

3/7

Third of seven babies (septuplet 3)

4/7

Fourth of seven babies (septuplet 4)

5/7

Fifth of seven babies (septuplet 5)

6/7

Sixth of seven babies (septuplet 6)

7/7

Seventh of seven babies (septuplet 7)

1/8

First of eight babies (octuplet 1)

2/8

Second of eight babies (octuplet 2)

3/8

Third of eight babies (octuplet 3)

4/8

Fourth of eight babies (octuplet 4)

5/8

Fifth of eight babies (octuplet 5)

6/8

Sixth of eight babies (octuplet 6)

7/8

Seventh of eight babies (octuplet 7)

8/8

Eighth of eight babies (octuplet 8)

1/9

First of nine babies (nontuplet 1)

2/9

Second of nine babies (nontuplet 2)

3/9

Third of nine babies (nontuplet 3)

4/9

Fourth of nine babies (nontuplet 4)

5/9

Fifth of nine babies (nontuplet 5)

6/9

Sixth of nine babies (nontuplet 6)

7/9

Seventh of nine babies (nontuplet 7)

8/9

Eighth of nine babies (nontuplet 8)

9/9

Ninth of nine babies (nontuplet 9)

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly NUMBER OF BABIES IDENTIFIER (PATIENT IDENTIFICATION)
Plural NUMBER OF BABIES IDENTIFICATION CODES (PATIENT IDENTIFICATION)