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National Health Data Dictionary Version 13.1

The national metadata standards for the health sector are published in the National Health Data Dictionary by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Downloading the NHDD

The NHDD downloaded from METEOR on 05/01/2007. Changes to the data elements and data set specifications since version 13 of the NHDD was published are available in a separate document called ‘National health data dictionary summary of updates since version 13’.

Large file warning

The NHDD is a large document that has been broken up into 8 volumes with the data elements in alphabetical order by 'Short name'. Some of the Word documents are 3 MB and may exceed the capacity of some systems if downloaded.

 

National Health Data Dictionary Version 13.1

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Date downloaded

Summary of updates to the NHDD since version 13

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05/01/2007

List of data elements by short name

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05/01/2007

List of data elements by technical name

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05/01/2007

Volume 1 Data elements A to C

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05/01/2007

Volume 2 Data elements D to F

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05/01/2007

Volume 3 Data elements G to L

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05/01/2007

Volume 4 Data elements M to Q

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05/01/2007

Volume 5 Data elements R

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05/01/2007

Volume 6 Data elements S to Y

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05/01/2007

Volume 7 NMDSs, DSSs, Object Classes and Properties A to L

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05/01/2007

Volume 8 Properties M to Y, Classifications and Glossary items

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05/01/2007