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Person (address)—postal delivery service type identifier, X[X(10)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPostal delivery service number
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270032
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 05/10/2016
Definition:Help on this termAn identifier for the postal delivery service where a person is located.
Data Element Concept:Person (address)—postal delivery service type identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termIdentifier
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[X(10)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term11

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The identification of a postal delivery service may be composed of a prefix, a number, and a suffix as per the following format:

Prefix A(3)

Number N(5)

Suffix A(3)

May optionally include a prefix and suffix which are non-numeric.

The identification may also not be required for certain services.




RMB 123


Collection methods:Help on this termTo be collected in conjunction with Postal delivery service type - abbreviation.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this term

Health Data Standards Committee

AS4590 Interchange of client information

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Address—postal delivery service type identifier, code AA[A(9)] Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013, Health, Standard 05/10/2016, Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Supersedes Postal delivery service number, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.3 KB)

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