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Identifier geographic/administrative scope code A

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270658
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the geographical or administrative coverage of an identifier.

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
LLocal
AArea/region/district
SState or territory

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE L     Local

This code is for an identifier that is applicable only inside the issuing health care establishment

CODE A     Area/region/district

This code is for an identifier that is applicable to:

  • all the area/region/district health care services but not across all services in the state or territory; or
  • all of a specific health care service (e.g. community mental health) in an area/region/district health care services but not across all those services in the state or territory

CODE S     State or territory

This code is for identifiers that are applicable across all state or territory health care services.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person (identifier)—identifier type, geographic/administrative scope code A Health, Standard 01/03/2005

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