Anti-lipid medication for dyslipidaemia code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:270789
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:A code set representing whether a person is being treated for dyslipidaemia using anti-lipid medication.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes - currently treated for dyslipidaemia using anti-lipid medication
2No - not currently treated for dyslipidaemia using anti-lipid medication
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Record as Yes if on drug treatment for dyslipidaemia.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Person—dyslipidaemia treatment status (anti-lipid medication), code N Health, Superseded 21/09/2005