Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Glycosylated haemoglobin measurement result recorded indicator|
|Synonymous names:||HbA1c measurement result recorded indicator; Blood sugar level recorded indicator|
|Definition:||An indicator of whether a person has had a glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) measurement result recorded, as represented by a code.|
|Data Element Concept:||Person—glycosylated haemoglobin measurement result recorded indicator|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
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CODE 1 Yes
A person has had a glycosylated haemoglobin measurement result recorded.
CODE 2 No
A person has not had a glycosylated haemoglobin measurement result recorded.
Glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) is an index of average blood glucose level for the previous 2 to 3 months and is used to monitor blood sugar control in people with diabetes.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)|
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