Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Most recent visit to General Practitioner indicator|
|Definition:||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.|
|Data Element Concept:||Person—most recent visit to General Practitioner indicator|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Population is limited to persons aged 15 years and over.
CODE 1 Yes
The person has seen a General Practitioner (GP) in the last 12 months.
CODE 2 No
The person has not seen a General Practitioner (GP) in the last 12 months.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||National Health Performance Authority|