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Patient—insulin start date, YYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termYear insulin started
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269928
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termThe year the patient started insulin injections.
Context:Help on this termPublic health, health care and clinical settings.
Data Element Concept:Patient—insulin start date

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termDate
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term4

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record the year that insulin injections were started.

This data element has to be completed for all patients who use insulin. It is used to cross check diabetes type assignment.

Collection methods:Help on this termAsk the individual the year when he/ she started to use insulin. Alternatively obtain this information from appropriate documentation, if available.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational diabetes data working group
Origin:Help on this termNational Diabetes Outcomes Quality Review Initiative (NDOQRIN) data dictionary

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Year insulin started, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.1 KB)

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Diabetes (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 21/09/2005

Diabetes (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 21/09/2005

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Diabetes (clinical) NBPDS Health, Candidate 15/05/2017

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