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Person (telephone)—telephone number type, code A

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termTelephone number type
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270299
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termThe type of telephone number recorded for a person, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person (telephone)—telephone number type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termA
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
BBusiness or work
HHome
MPersonal mobile
NContact number (not own)
OBusiness or work mobile
TTemporary

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termWhere more than one telephone number has been recorded, then each telephone number should have the appropriate telephone number type code assigned.
Comments:Help on this termConcerned with the use of person identification data. For organisations that create, use or maintain records on people. Organisations should use this standard, where appropriate, for collecting data when registering people. The positive and unique identification of people is a critical event in service delivery, with direct implications for the safety and quality of care delivered by health and community services.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Standards Australia

Origin:Help on this term

National Health Data Committee

National Community Services Data Committee

Reference documents:Help on this term

Standards Australia 2002. Australian Standard AS5017-2002 Health Care Client Identification. Sydney: Standards Australia

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Telephone number type, version 2, DE, Int. NCSDD & NHDD, NCSIMG & NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.5 KB)

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Health care client identification Health, Superseded 04/05/2005

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