Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Dementia diagnosis status|
|Data Element Concept:||Person—dementia diagnosis status|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1 Diagnosed with dementia
Record if a person is reported to have a confirmed diagnosis of dementia (including Alzheimer's disease) after clinical assessment.
CODE 2 Not diagnosed with dementia
Record if a person, after clinical assessment, is reported to not have a confirmed or suspected diagnosis of dementia.
CODE 3 Not assessed
Record if a person has not been assessed for dementia in a clinical setting.
CODE 9 Not stated/inadequately described
This code is for use where information is insufficient to assign CODE 1 - CODE 3, or the information is unclear or unavailable.
Data element attributes
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
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