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Person—cholesterol level

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269577
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termA person's total cholesterol (TC).

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Object class:Person
Definition:Help on this term

A human being.

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Prior to 13 March 2018, the definition of the ‘Person’ Object class was ‘A human being, whether man, woman or child’. From 13 March 2018, the definition was edited by removing the words ‘…whether man, woman or child’ so that a person is defined as ‘A human being’. This amendment was undertaken to align the definition of a person with the Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, which recognise that there are sex and gender types that are not exclusively male or female.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

Macquarie University 2003. The Macquarie Dictionary 3rd ed. Sydney: The Macquarie Library Pty. Ltd

Reference documents:Help on this term

Attorney-General's Department 2015. Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender. Viewed 26 July 2016, https://www.ag.gov.au/Publications/Pages/
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ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 2016. Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, 2016. ABS Cat. no. 1200.0.55.012. Canberra: ABS. Viewed 26 July 2016, http://abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/
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Property:Cholesterol level
Definition:Help on this termThe amount of cholesterol in the blood, usually indicated by a number within a range going from low to high, these numbers being correlated with the risk of coronary heart disease.
Property group:Help on this termAssessment event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termMacquarie University 2003. The Macquarie Dictionary 3rd ed. Sydney: The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd.

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Person—cholesterol level (measured), total millimoles per litre N[N].N Health, Superseded 01/10/2008

Person—cholesterol level (measured), total millimoles per litre N[N].N Health, Standard 01/10/2008

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