PNSS Edit Criteria 
Unusual Data Distribution Fields Containing No Acceptable Data Other Than Zero (When Zero is a Valid Value) Edit Criteria: Files containing no acceptable data other than zeroes in fields where zero is a valid value. 

Field Numbers 
Field Names 

16  Monthly Household Income—Prenatal Visit 
36  Total Weight Gain 
43  Parity 
47  Medical Care Began 
49  Multivitamin Consumption Prior to Pregnancy 
51  Cigarettes/Day— Months Prior to Pregnancy 
52  Cigarettes/Day—Prenatal Visit 
53  Cigarettes/Day—Last 3 Months of Pregnancy 
54  Cigarettes/Day—Postpartum Visit 
57  Drinks/Week—3 Months Prior to Pregnancy 
58  Drinks/Week—Last 3 Months of Pregnancy 
Other Unusual Data Distribution Edit Criteria: Data distribution of field codes or field code records. Volume is significantly different than the national PNSS data distribution. 

Field Numbers 
Field Names  Criteria 

06  Completion Code  Values for codes 1, A, B < 50%; values for codes 26 < 5%; values for codes 78 < 5%. 
07  Initial Visit Date  On annual data sets, Month and Day values should be evenly distributed (quantity of values for Month should be total records/12 + 20%; quantity of values for Day should be values for total records/30 + 20%). 
08  Postpartum Visit Date  On annual data sets, Month and Day values should be evenly distributed (quantity of values for Month should be total records/12 + 20%; quantity of values for Day should be values for total records/30 + 20%). 
10  Woman's Date of Birth  > 20% of values < (current year  36 years) or > 20% of values > (current year  17 years). On annual data sets, values should be evenly distributed (quantity of values for Month should be total records/12 + 20%; quantity of values for Day should be values for total records/30 + 20%). 
14  Education  20% of values < 7 or 20% of values > 15. Values for code 12 not greater than values for any other single code. Values for code 0 > 1%. 
15  Household Size—Prenatal Visit  > 20% of values > 6. National distribution: 5% of values fall outside this cutoff. 
16  Monthly Household Income—Prenatal Visit  > 20% of values > 2100. National distribution: 5% of values fall outside this cutoff. Sum of records with values 00000900 > 80% of all records with values 00008000. 
17  Migrant Status  Values for code 2 not greater than values for code 1. 
26  Date of Last Menstrual Period (LMP)  On annual data sets, Month and Day values should be evenly distributed (quantity of values for Month should be total records/12 + 20%; quantity of values for Day should be values for total records/30 + 20%). 
27  Expected Date of Delivery (EDD)  On annual data sets, Month and Day values should be evenly distributed (quantity of values for Month should be total records/12 + 20%; quantity of values for Day should be values for total records/30 + 20%). 
28  Height of Woman—English  > 20% of values < 60 (inches) or > 20% of values > 69 (inches). National distribution: 5% of values are outside each of these cutoffs. 
29  Height of Woman—Metric  > 20% of values < 151.0 (centimeters) or > 20% of values > 174.0 (centimeters). National distribution: 5% of values are outside each of these cutoffs. 
30  PrePregnancy Weight Estimate  > 20% of values < 100 (pounds) or > 20% of values > 227 (pounds). National distribution: 5% of values are outside each of these cutoffs. 
31  Woman's Weight English—Prenatal Visit  > 20% of values < 108 (pounds) or > 20% of values > 238 (pounds). National distribution: 5% of values are outside each of these cutoffs. 
32  Woman's Weight Metric—Prenatal Visit  > 20% of values < 49.0 (kilograms) or > 20% of values > 108.0 (kilograms). National distribution: 5% of values are outside each of these cutoffs. 
33  Woman's Weight English—Postpartum Visit  > 20% of values < 110 (pounds) or > 20% of values > 238 (pounds). National distribution: 5% of values are outside each of these cutoffs. 
34  Woman's Weight Metric—Postpartum Visit  > 20% of values < 51.0 (kilograms) or > 20% of values > 108.0 (kilograms). National distribution: 5% of values are outside each of these cutoffs. 
35  Positive or Negative (Pos or Neg) Weight Gain  Value for neg code () is < 0.5% or > 4%. 
36  Total Weight Gain  > 20% of values < 4 (pounds) or > 20% of values > 57 (pounds). National distribution: 5% of values are outside each of these cutoffs. 
37  Hemoglobin—Prenatal Visit  > 30% of values fall on the half or whole integer (e.g., 11.0, 11.5). Expected prevalence: 20%. > 20% of values < 10.1 (g/dL) or > 20% of values > 14.5 (g/dL). National distribution: 5% of values are outside each of these cutoffs. 
38  Hematocrit—Prenatal Visit  > 20% of values < 30.6 (%) or > 20% of values > 41.9 (%). National distribution: 5% of values are outside each of these cutoffs. 
39  Date of Hemoglobin or Hematocrit Measure—Prenatal Visit  On annual data sets, Month and Day values should be evenly distributed (quantity of values for Month should be total records/12 + 20%; quantity of values for Day should be values for total records/30 + 20%). 
40  Hemoglobin—Postpartum Visit  > 30% of values fall on the half or whole integer (e.g., 11.0, 11.5). Expected prevalence: 20%. > 20% of values < 9.6 (g/dL) or > 20% of values > 14.9 (g/dL). National distribution: 5% of values are outside each of these cutoffs. 
41  Hematocrit—Postpartum Visit  > 20% of values < 28.2 (%) or > 20% of values > 43.1 (%). National distribution: 5% of values are outside each of these cutoffs. 
42  Date of Hemoglobin or Hematocrit Measure—Postpartum Visit  On annual data sets, Month and Day values should be evenly distributed (quantity of values for Month should be total records/12 + 20%; quantity of values for Day should be values for total records/30 + 20%). 
43  Parity  20% of values > 4. Values for code 0 < 19% or > 50%. Values for code 1 not greater than values for code 2 not greater than values for code 3. 
47  Medical Care Began  > 20% of values > 6. National distribution: 5% of values fall outside this cutoff. 
48  Date Enrolled in WIC  On annual data sets, Month and Day values should be evenly distributed (quantity of values for Month should be total records/12 + 20%; quantity of values for Day should be values for total records/30 + 20%). 
51  Cigarettes/Day—3 Months Prior to Pregnancy  Values for code 00 < 50%. Sum of records with codes 10, 20, 30, 40 not > 50% of the sum of records with codes 1097. 
52  Cigarettes/Day—Prenatal Visit  Values for code 00 < 50%. Sum of records with codes 10, 20, 30, 40 not > 50% of the sum of records with codes 1097. 
53  Cigarettes/Day—Last 3 Months of Pregnancy  Values for code 00 < 50%. Sum of records with codes 10, 20, 30, 40 not > 50% of the sum of records with codes 1097. 
54  Cigarettes/Day—Postpartum Visit  Values for code 00 < 50%. Sum of records with codes 10, 20, 30, 40 not > 50% of the sum of records with codes 1097. 
55/56  Household Smoking—Prenatal and Postpartum Visit  Values for code 2 > 90%. 
57  Drinks/Week—3 Months Prior to Pregnancy  Values for code 00 < 60%. 
58  Drinks/Week—Last 3 Months of Pregnancy  Values for code 00 < 90%. 
60  Infant's Date of Birth 
> 10% of records have gestational age at birth exactly 280
days. This indicates that the Date of LMP or EDD are likely
computer from the Infant's Date of Birth, rather than obtained
independently (based on the national distribution, the percent
should not exceed
4%). On annual data sets, Month and Day values should be evenly distributed. (quantity of values for Month should be total records/12 + 20%; quantity of values for Day should be values for total records/30 + 20%). 
61  Number of Infants  Sum of values for codes 28 < 1% or > 4%. Values for code 1 not greater than values for any other code. 
62  Born Alive or Dead  Value for code 2 > 5%. 
63  Birthweight—English  > 20% of values < 05 (pounds), 00 (ounces) or > 20% of values > 09 (pounds), 03 (ounces). National distribution: 5% of values fall outside this cutoff. 
64  Birthweight—Metric  > 20% of values < 2270 (grams) or > 20% of values > 4178 (grams). National distribution: 5% of values fall outside this cutoff. 
65  Currently Breastfed  Value for code 1 < 20% or > 90% (excluding 8s). 