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Injury event—place of occurrence, non-admitted patient code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPlace of occurrence of external cause of injury (non-admitted patient)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term268949
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termThe place where the external cause of injury, poisoning or adverse effect occurred, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Injury event—place of occurrence

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
1Residential Institution
2School, other institution and public administration area
22Health service area
23Building used by general public or public group
3Sports and athletics area
4Street and highway
5Trade and service area
6Industrial and construction area
8Other specified places
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unspecified place

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termTo 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 place where the person was situated when the injury occurred 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.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this term

National Centre for Classification in Health

AIHW National Injury Surveillance Unit

National Data Standards for Injury Surveillance Advisory Group

National Health Data Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Place of occurrence of external cause of injury, version 6, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (17.1 KB)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Injury surveillance DSS Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

Injury surveillance DSS Health, Superseded 14/12/2009

Injury surveillance DSS 2010-13 Health, Superseded 02/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +

Injury surveillance NMDS Health, Superseded 03/05/2006

DSS specific attributes +

Injury surveillance NMDS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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