Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Premature cardiovascular disease family history (status)|
|Definition:||Whether a person has a first degree relative (father, mother or sibling) who has had a vascular event or condition diagnosed before the age of 60 years, as represented by a code.|
|Data Element Concept:||Person—premature cardiovascular disease family history status|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1: Yes, the person has a first-degree relative under the age of 60 years who has had a vascular disease/condition diagnosed.
CODE 2: No, the person does not have a first-degree relative under the age of 60 years who has had a vascular disease/condition diagnosed.
CODE 3: Family history status not known, the existence of a premature family history for cardiovascular disease cannot be determined.
CODE 9: Not recorded, the information as to the existence of a premature family history for cardiovascular disease has not been recorded.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Cardiovascular Data Working Group|
|Origin:||Guidelines Subcommittee of the World Health Organization/International Society of Hypertension (WHO-ISH): 1999 WHO-ISH guidelines for management of hypertension. J Hypertension 1999; 17: 151 - 83.|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Premature cardiovascular disease family history - status, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.5 KB) No registration status
Has been superseded by Person—premature cardiovascular disease family history status, code N
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