Foot ulcer history code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:270738
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:A code set representing whether or not person has a previous history of ulceration on either foot.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes - history of foot ulceration
2No - no history of foot ulceration
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Record whether or not the person has a history of foot ulceration.
Collection methods:Ask the individual if he/she a previous history of foot ulceration. Alternatively obtain this information from appropriate documentation.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Person—foot ulcer history status, code N Health, Superseded 21/09/2005