Person (telephone)—telephone number type, code A
Data Element Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:
|Telephone number type
Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005
Health, Standard 01/03/2005
|The type of telephone number recorded for a person, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:
|Person (telephone)—telephone number type
|Telephone number type code A
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:
|Where more than one telephone number has been recorded, then each telephone number should have the appropriate telephone number type code assigned.
|Concerned with the use of person identification data. For organisations that create, use or maintain records on people. Organisations should use this standard, where appropriate, for collecting data when registering people. The positive and unique identification of people is a critical event in service delivery, with direct implications for the safety and quality of care delivered by health and community services.
Source and reference attributes
National Health Data Committee
National Community Services Data Committee
Standards Australia 2002. Australian Standard AS5017-2002 Health Care Client Identification. Sydney: Standards Australia
|Related metadata references:
Is re-engineered from Telephone number type, version 2, DE, Int. NCSDD & NHDD, NCSIMG & NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.5 KB)
No registration status
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications: