Injury event—activity type, code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) ANNNN
Data Element Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:
|Activity when injured
Health, Superseded 07/12/2005
The type of activity being undertaken by the person when injured, for admitted patients, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:
|Injury event—activity type
|Activity type code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) ANNNN
Value domain attributes
|International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification 4th edition
|Maximum character length:
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:
Use the appropriate External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality Activity codes from the current edition of ICD-10-AM. Used with ICD-10-AM external cause codes and assigned according to the Australian Coding Standards.
External cause codes in the range W00 to Y34, except Y06 and Y07 must be accompanied by a place of occurrence code.
External cause codes V01 to Y34 must be accompanied by an activity code.
Enables categorisation of injury and poisoning according to factors important for injury control. Necessary for defining and monitoring injury control targets, injury costing and identifying cases for in-depth research. This term is the basis for identifying work-related and sport-related injuries.
Source and reference attributes
National Centre for Classification in Health
National Injury Surveillance Unit
|Related metadata references:
Supersedes Injury event—activity type, code (ICD-10-AM 3rd edn) ANNNN
Health, Superseded 28/06/2004
Has been superseded by Injury event—activity type, code (ICD-10-AM 5th edn) ANNNN
Health, Superseded 05/02/2008