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Address—Australian postcode, Australian postcode code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN}

429894 | Data Element
The Australian numeric descriptor for a postal delivery area for an address.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health, Commonwealth Department of Health, Disability, Children and Families
Superseded: Early Childhood, Health, Homelessness, Indigenous
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Qualified: Youth Justice

Address—statistical area, level 3 (SA3) code (ASGS 2011) NNNNN

457293 | Data Element
A designated region representing a standardised regional breakup of Australia, as represented by a code. The aim of SA3s is to create a standard framework for the analysis of ABS data at the regional level through clustering groups of SA2s that have similar regional characteristics.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Administrative health region—Medicare Local identifier, code AANNN

513288 | Data Element
A unique identifier for a Medicare Local, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Administrative health region—Medicare Local peer group, code N

550733 | Data Element
A unique identifier for a Medicare Local peer group, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Administrative health region—Primary Health Network identifier, code AAANNN

611088 | Data Element
A unique identifier for a Primary Health Network, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Adult—body mass index (self-reported), ratio NN[N].N[N]

270086 | Data Element | The Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing based on the work of the consortium to develop an Australian standard definition of child/adolescent overweight and obesity; based at the Children Hospital at Westmead.
A measure of an adult's weight (body mass) relative to height used to assess the extent of weight deficit or excess where at least one of the measures is self reported.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Contracted hospital care—organisation identifier, NNX[X]NNNNN

270013 | Data Element
The unique establishment identifier of the other hospital involved in the contracted care.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Elective surgery waiting list episode—clinical urgency, code N

270008 | Data Element
A clinical assessment of the urgency with which a patient requires elective hospital care, as represented by a code.
Superseded: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Elective surgery waiting list episode—indicator procedure, code NN

472513 | Data Element
Indicator procedure for which an elective surgery patient is waiting, as represented by a code.
Superseded: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Elective surgery waiting list episode—reason for removal from a waiting list, code N

471735 | Data Element | Hospital Access Program Waiting Lists Working Group, Waiting Times Working Group
The reason why a patient is removed from the elective surgery waiting list, as represented by a code.
Superseded: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Elective surgery waiting list episode—surgical specialty (of scheduled doctor), code NN

270146 | Data Element | Hospital Access Program Waiting Lists Working Group, Waiting Times Working Group
The area of clinical expertise held by the doctor who will perform the elective surgery, as represented by a code.
Superseded: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Elective surgery waiting list episode—waiting time (at removal), total days N[NNN]

471744 | Data Element | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The time elapsed (in days) for a patient on the elective surgery waiting list from the date they were added to the waiting list for the procedure to the date they were removed from the waiting list.
Superseded: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Emergency department stay—physical departure date, DDMMYYYY

474436 | Data Element | Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
The date on which a patient departs an emergency department after a stay, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
Superseded: Health, Tasmanian Health
Standard: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Emergency department stay—physical departure time, hhmm

474438 | Data Element | Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
The time at which a patient departs an emergency department after a stay, expressed as hhmm.
Superseded: Health, Tasmanian Health
Standard: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Emergency department stay—presentation date, DDMMYYYY

471886 | Data Element | National Institution Based Ambulatory Model Reference Group
The date on which the patient/client presents for the delivery of an emergency department service, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
Superseded: Health, Tasmanian Health
Standard: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Emergency department stay—presentation time, hhmm

471889 | Data Element | National Institution Based Ambulatory Model Reference Group
The time at which the patient presents for the delivery of an emergency department service, expressed as hhmm.
Superseded: Health, Tasmanian Health
Standard: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Emergency department stay—type of visit to emergency department, code N

474195 | Data Element | National Institution Based Ambulatory Model Reference Group
The reason the patient presents to an emergency department, as represented by a code.
Superseded: Health
Standard: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Emergency department stay—waiting time (to commencement of clinical care), total minutes NNNNN

471932 | Data Element | National reference group for non-admitted patient data development, 2001-02
The time elapsed in minutes for each patient from presentation in the emergency department to the commencement of the emergency department non-admitted clinical care.
Superseded: Health, Tasmanian Health
Standard: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode of admitted patient care—admission date, DDMMYYYY

269967 | Data Element
Date on which an admitted patient commences an episode of care.
Superseded: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode of admitted patient care—length of stay (excluding leave days), total N[NN]

269982 | Data Element
The length of stay of a patient, excluding leave days, measured in days.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode of admitted patient care—major diagnostic category, condition/procedure code AR-DRG (version 6.0x) ANNA

584603 | Data Element
A sub set of a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the number and types of patients treated in a hospital to the resources required by the hospital, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 7th edn) NNNNN-NN

391349 | Data Element
A clinical intervention represented by a code that: is surgical in nature, and/or carries a procedural risk, and/or carries an anaesthetic risk, and/or requires specialised training, and/or requires special facilities or equipment only available in an acute care setting.
Superseded: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode of care—additional diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 7th edn) ANN{.N[N]}

391322 | Data Element
A condition or complaint either coexisting with the principal diagnosis or arising during the episode of admitted patient care, episode of residential care or attendance at a health care establishment, as represented by a code.
Superseded: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode of care—principal diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 7th edn) ANN{.N[N]}

391326 | Data Element
The diagnosis established after study to be chiefly responsible for occasioning an episode of admitted patient care, an episode of residential care or an attendance at the health care establishment, as represented by a code.
Superseded: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Establishment—number of cases of healthcare associated Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection, total number N[NNNNN]

559228 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
The total number of cases of healthcare-associated Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection at a hospital.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Establishment—number of patient days under infection surveillance monitoring, total days N[N(7)]

559230 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
The total number of patient bed days covered by the hospital's infection surveillance program.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Establishment—number of patient days, total N[N(7)]

270045 | Data Element
The total number of days for all patients who were admitted for an episode of care and who separated during a specified reference period.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Establishment—organisation identifier (Australian), NNX[X]NNNNN

269973 | Data Element
The identifier for the establishment in which an episode or event occurred. Each separately administered health care establishment to have a unique identifier at the national level.
Standard: Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Establishment—organisation identifier (state/territory), NNNNN

269975 | Data Element
An identifier for an establishment, unique within the state or territory.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Hospital—hospital name, text XXX[X(97)]

407430 | Data Element
The appellation by which a hospital is known or called, as represented by text.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Qualified: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Hospital—hospital peer group, modified code N

584666 | Data Element
A health care facility that has been compared to other similar hospitals, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end status, code N

474159 | Data Element | Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
The status of the patient at the end of the non-admitted patient emergency department service episode, as represented by a code.
Superseded: Health
Standard: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage category, code N

474185 | Data Element
The urgency of the patient's need for medical and nursing care as assessed at triage, as represented by a code.
Superseded: Health
Standard: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Patient—diagnosis, diagnosis code (ICPC-2 PLUS) ANNNNN

586338 | Data Element
The identification of the nature of an illness or other problem by examination of the symptoms that is responsible for occasioning a patient's GP care, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—age, total years N[NN]

303794 | Data Element | National Public Health Information Working Group
The age of the person in (completed) years at a specific point in time.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Tasmanian Health, WA Health, Indigenous, Children and Families
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—allied health professional or nurse contact indicator, yes/no code N

575314 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
An indicator of whether a person visited an allied health professional or nurse as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—arthritis or chronic back pain managed in General Practice indicator, yes/no code N

595649 | Data Element
An indicator of whether a person's arthritis or chronic back pain was managed during a consultation with a General Practitioner, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—cardiovascular medical condition managed in General Practice indicator, yes/no code N

595636 | Data Element
An indicator of whether a person's cardiovascular medical condition was managed during a consultation with a General Practitioner, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYY

287007 | Data Element
The date of birth of the person, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Tasmanian Health, WA Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Indigenous, Commonwealth Department of Health, Disability, Children and Families, Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—date of birth, MMYYYY

375191 | Data Element | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The month and year of birth of the person.
Standard: Health, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—delayed filling a prescription due to cost indicator, yes/no code N

573605 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
An indicator of whether a person delayed filling a prescription due to cost, represented as a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—delayed visit to GP due to cost indicator, yes/no code N

573594 | Data Element
Indicator of whether a person delayed seeing a GP due to cost.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—delayed visit to medical specialist due to cost, yes/no code N

573673 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
An indicator of whether a person delayed a medical visit to a specialist due to cost, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—depression or anxiety medical condition managed in General Practice indicator, yes/no code N

595638 | Data Element
An indicator of whether a person's depression or anxiety medical condition was managed during a consultation with a General Practitioner, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—estimated resident population of Australia, total people N[N(7)]

388656 | Data Element | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The official measure of the population of Australia, as a number.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Early Childhood
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—General Practitioner attendance indicator, yes/no code N

603651 | Data Element
An indicator of whether a person has had a GP attendance, as represented by a code. A GP attendance is a non-referred Medicare benefits-funded patient/doctor encounter and excludes services provided by practice nurses and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners on behalf of medical practitioners.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—General Practitioner MBS health assessment indicator, yes/no code N

554986 | Data Element
An indicator of whether a Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Health Assessment for a person was conducted by a General Practitioner, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—General Practitioner MBS out of hours health assessment indicator, yes/no code N

556549 | Data Element
An indicator of whether a person's Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) out of hours Health Assessment was conducted by a General Practitioner, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—General Practitioner visits in the past 12 months, total number N[NN]

595745 | Data Element
In the past 12 months, the total number of times a person has seen any General Practitioner who does not specialise in any particular branch of medicine.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—General Practitioner waiting time dissatisfaction indicator, yes/no code N

556882 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
An indicator of whether a person was dissatisfied with the waiting time for an appointment with a General Practitioner, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—General Practitioner waiting times for urgent GP appointment, code N

601835 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
How long a person waited between making an appointment and seeing a GP for an urgent appointment, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—human papillomavirus vaccination status, yes/no code N

564749 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
Whether a person has completed a course of three human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations in accordance with the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) guidance as recommended by a code. (http://www.health.gov.au/internet/immunise/publishing.nsf/Content/cmo-full-advice-hpv-cnt)
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—imaging referral indicator, yes/no code N

596066 | Data Element
Whether a person was referred for an imaging procedure, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—life expectancy, total years N[NN]

557421 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
The number of years, on average, a person is expected to live, based on current age and sex-specific death rates.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—medical specialist service contact, yes/no code N

556911 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
An indicator of whether a person attended an appointment with a medical specialist, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—medical specialist waiting time dissatisfaction indicator, yes/no code N

556909 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
An indicator of whether a person was dissatisfied about the waiting time for an appointment with a medical specialist, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) benefit for General Practitioner service, total Australian currency N[N(8)]

556532 | Data Element
The total Medicare (MBS) benefit a person is entitled to for a General Practitioner (GP) service, expressed in dollars.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) benefit for specialist service, total Australian currency N[N(8)]

556892 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
The total Medicare benefit a person is entitled to for a specialist service, expressed in dollars.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—medication type, medication type (ATC/DDD) code A[{NN}AA{NN}]

365469 | Data Element | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The type of prescribed medication administered to a person, as represented by a code
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—most recent visit to General Practitioner indicator, yes/no code N

575127 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
An indicator of whether a person recently visited a doctor who does not specialise in any particular branch of medicine, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)]

290046 | Data Element
Person identifier unique within an establishment or agency.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Early Childhood, Indigenous, Disability, Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—potentially preventable death indicator, yes/no code N

550821 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
An indicator of whether a person's cause of death was preventable within the present health system, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—potentially treatable death indicator, yes/no code N

550825 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
An indicator of whether a person's cause of death was treatable within the present health system, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—prescription of a medication during General Practice consultation indicator, yes/no code N

595679 | Data Element
An indicator of whether a prescription of medication occured during a person's General Practice consultation, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—referral a health professional indicator, yes/no code N

595687 | Data Element
Whether a person was referred to a health professional, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—referral for counselling indicator, yes/no code N

596072 | Data Element
Whether a person was referred to a health professional for counselling, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—seeing a GP indicator, yes/no code N

594114 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
An indicator of whether a person reported seeing a General Practitioner, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—seen by three or more health professionals in the preceding 12 months indicator, yes/no code N

601773 | Data Element
Whether there was a service provided to an individual by three or more health professionals, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—self-reported hospital admission, yes/no code N

556917 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
An indicator of whether a person reported they were admitted to any hospital in the preceding 12 months, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—self-reported seeing a medical specialist, yes/no code N

594770 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
An indicator of whether a person reported seeing a medical specialist, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—self-reported visit to a hospital emergency department indicator, yes/no code N

556914 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
A self-reported indicator of whether a person attended a hospital emergency department, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—self-reported with a long-term health condition, yes/no code N

594171 | Data Element | National Health Performance Authority
An indicator of whether an Australian reported having a long-term health condition, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—sex, code N

287316 | Data Element
The biological distinction between male and female, as represented by a code.
Superseded: Health, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Indigenous
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Disability, Children and Families
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Qualified: Youth Justice

Person—specialist MBS health assessment indicator, yes/no code N

504845 | Data Element
An indicator of whether a Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Health Assessment for a person was conducted by a Specialist, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—type of chronic medical condition, common condition code N[N]

587032 | Data Element | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A type of medical condition from which a person suffers, that is long term; has a pattern of recurrence, or deterioration; has a poor prognosis and produces consequences, or sequelae that impact on the individual's quality of life, as represented by a code.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY

270122 | Data Element
The date of service contact between a health service provider and patient/client.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Service event—bulk billed General Practitioner (GP) service, total number NN[N]

556603 | Data Element
The number of General Practitioner (GP) services that are bulk billed.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Service event—General Practitioner (GP) service, total number NN[N]

593673 | Data Element
The number of General Practitioner (GP) services.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Service event—Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) processing date, DDMMYYYY

573414 | Data Element
The date on which the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item was processed, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Standard: Commonwealth Department of Health

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