Current foot ulcer code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:270737
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:A code set representing whether an ulcer is present on either foot.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
1Yes - foot ulcer present
2No - foot ulcer not present
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/ inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Record whether or not a foot ulcer is present on either foot in the person.
Collection methods:Assess whether the individual has a current foot ulcer on either foot.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Person—foot ulcer status (current), code N Health, Superseded 21/09/2005