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Bowel continence code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270916
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing levels of bowel continence.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Continent of faeces (includes independence in use of device)
2Incontinent less than daily
3Incontinent once per 24 hour period
4Incontinent regularly, more than once per 24 hour period
5Incontinent more than once at night only

Relational attributes

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Person—dependency in activities of daily living (bowel continence), code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005

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