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Injury event—activity type, non-admitted patient code N[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termActivity when injured (non-admitted patient)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term268942
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this term

The type of activity undertaken by the non-admitted patient when injured, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Injury event—activity type

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Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
0Sports activity
00Football, rugby
01Football, Australian
02Football, soccer
03Hockey
04Squash
05Basketball
06Netball
07Cricket
08Roller blading
09Other and unspecified sporting activity
1Leisure activity (excluding sporting activity)
2Working for income
3Other types of work
4Resting, sleeping, eating or engaging in other vital activities
5Other specified activities
6Unspecified activities

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

To be used for injury surveillance purposes for non-admitted patients when it is not possible to use ICD-10-AM codes. Select the code which best characterises the type of activity being undertaken by the person when injured, on the basis of the information available at the time it is recorded. If two or more categories are judged to be equally appropriate, select the one that comes first in the code list.

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Comments:Help on this term

Enables categorisation of injury and poisoning according to factors important for injury control. Necessary for defining and monitoring injury control targets, injury costing and identifying cases for in-depth research. This item is the basis for identifying work-related and sport-related injuries.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this term

National Centre for Classification in Health

National Injury Surveillance Unit

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Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Activity when injured, version 3, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (17.7 KB)

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Injury surveillance DSS Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

Injury surveillance DSS Health, Superseded 14/12/2009

Injury surveillance DSS 2010-13 Health, Superseded 02/05/2013

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Injury surveillance NBPDS 2013- Health, Standard 02/05/2013

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Injury surveillance NMDS Health, Superseded 03/05/2006

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Injury surveillance NMDS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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