PNSS Edit Criteria

Low or High Standard Deviation

Edit Criteria: The standard deviation (SD) is an average amount that a measurement differs from the median or average measurement. It is an expression of the "variability" of measurement. The field numbers, names, and edit criteria include:

Field Names Criteria
37 Hemoglobin—Prenatal Visit < 0.8 (g/dL) or >1.3 (g/dL) (expected SD:0.9-1.2)
38 Hematocrit—Prenatal Visit < 2.4 (%) or >3.6 (%) (expected SD: 2.5-3.5)