Health of the Nation Outcome Scale for Children and Adolescents score code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
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A code set representing the severity of psychiatric symptoms of an individual aged 17 and under.
Collection and usage attributes
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CODE 8 Unknown
This code should be used for HoNOSCA values that are missing or recorded in the HoNOSCA tool as '9 - Unknown'.
The Health of the Nation Outcome Scale for children and adolescents (HoNOSCA) is used to rate child and adolescent mental health service users. Together, the scales rate various aspects of mental and social health.
HoNOSCA is answered on an item-specific anchored 5-point scale with higher scores indicating more problems. Each scale is assigned a value of between 0 and 4, or 8 for unknown. The fifteen scales are as follows:
The sum of the individual scores of each of the scales (excluding supplementary value 8 Unknown) from 1 to 15 represents the total HoNOSCA score. The total HoNOSCA score represents the overall severity of an individual's psychiatric symptoms.
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Supersedes Health of the Nation Outcome Scale for Children and Adolescents score code N
Has been superseded by Health of the Nation Outcome Scale for Children and Adolescents score code N
See also Health of the Nation Outcome Scale 65+ score code N
See also Health of the Nation Outcome Scale score code N
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