PNSS Edit Criteria

Completion Code or Record Linkage Errors

Prenatal Only Records Containing Data in Postpartum Fields

Edit Criteria: More than 2% of prenatal only records contain data in postpartum fields. Postpartum field numbers and names that are edited include:

Field
Numbers
Field Names
08 Postpartum Visit Date 
19 WIC—Postpartum Visit
21 Food Stamps—Postpartum Visit
23 Medicaid—Postpartum Visit
25 TANF—Postpartum Visit
30 Pre-Pregnancy Weight Estimate
33 Woman's Weight English—Postpartum Visit
34 Woman's Weight Metric—Postpartum Visit
35 Positive or Negative Weight Gain
36 Total Weight Gain
40 Hemoglobin—Postpartum Visit
41 Hematocrit—Postpartum Visit
42 Date of Hemoglobin/Hematocrit Measure—Postpartum Visit
45 Gestational Diabetes—Postpartum Visit
46 Hypertension During Pregnancy—Postpartum Visit
54 Cigarettes/Day—Postpartum Visit
56 Household Smoking—Postpartum Visit
59 Infant ID—Alphanumeric
60 Infant's Date of Birth
61 Number of Infants
62 Born Alive or Dead
63 Birthweight—English
64 Birthweight—Metric
65 Currently Breastfed
66 Ever Breastfed

PNSS Completion Code or Record Linkage Errors (cont'd)

Postpartum Only Records Containing Data in Prenatal Fields

Criteria: More than 2% of postpartum only records contain data in prenatal fields. Prenatal field numbers and names that are edited include:

Field
Numbers
Field Names
18 WIC—Prenatal Visit
20 Food Stamps—Prenatal Visit
22 Medicaid—Prenatal Visit
24 TANF—Prenatal Visit
31 Woman's Weight English—Prenatal Visit 
32 Woman's Weight Metric—Prenatal Visit
37 Hemoglobin—Prenatal Visit 
38 Hematocrit—Prenatal Visit 
39 Date of Hemoglobin or Hematocrit Measure—Prenatal Visit
50 Multivitamin Consumption During Pregnancy
56 Household Smoking—Prenatal Visit

PNSS Completion Code or Record Linkage Errors (cont'd)

Insufficient Prenatal Data for Complete or Prenatal Only Records

Criteria: More than 10% of complete or prenatal only records have insufficient prenatal data defined as less than two prenatal fields containing data (other than unknown/known values.
Prenatal field numbers and names that are edited include:

Field
Numbers
Field Names
31 Woman's Weight English—Prenatal Visit
32 Woman's Weight Metric—Prenatal Visit
37 Hemoglobin—Prenatal Visit
38 Hematocrit—Prenatal Visit
52 Cigarettes/Day—Prenatal Visit
55 Household Smoking—Prenatal Visit

PNSS Completion Code or Record Linkage Errors (cont'd)

Insufficient Postpartum Data for Complete or Postpartum Only Records

Criteria: More than 10% of complete or postpartum only records have insufficient postpartum data defined as less than two postpartum fields containing data (other than unknown values.
Postpartum field numbers and names that are edited include:

Field
Numbers
Field Names
33 Woman's Weight English—Postpartum Visit
34 Woman's Weight Metric—Postpartum Visit
36 Total Weight Gain
40 Hemoglobin—Postpartum Visit
41 Hematocrit—Postpartum Visit
54 Cigarettes/Day—Postpartum Visit
56 Household Smoking—Postpartum Visit
63 Birthweight—English
64 Birthweight—Metric
65 Currently Breastfed
66 Ever Breastfed

PNSS Completion Code or Record Linkage Errors (cont'd)

Duplicate Field Values on Complete Records

Criteria: More than 90% of complete records show NO difference in values between the following field numbers and names. Zeroes for fields where zero is a valid value: fields 52 and 54 are excluded from analysis.
The field numbers and names that are edited include:

Field Numbers and Names
30/Pre-pregnancy Weight and 31/Woman's Weight English—Prenatal Visit
31/Woman's Weight English—Prenatal Visit and 34/Woman's Weight Metric—Postpartum Visit
37/Hemoglobin—Prenatal Visit and 40/Hemoglobin—Postpartum Visit
38/Hematocrit—Prenatal Visit and 41/Hematocrit—Postpartum Visit
52/Cigarettes/Day—Prenatal Visit and 54/Cigarettes/Day—Postpartum Visit