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Address type code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term286642
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 05/10/2016
Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing a type of address.

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
1Business
2Mailing or postal
3 Residential
4Temporary residential
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unknown/Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1     Business

This code is used to indicate an address that is the physical location of a business, an office or from where a service is delivered.

CODE 2     Mailing or postal

This code is used to indicate an address that is only for correspondence purposes.

CODE 3     Residential

This code is used to indicate where a person is living. Note that this code is not valid for organisations.

CODE 4     Temporary residential

Temporary accommodation address (such as for a person from rural Australia who is visiting an oncology centre for a course of treatment, or a person who usually resides overseas). Note that this is not valid for organisations.

CODE 9     Unknown/Not stated/inadequately described

This code may also be used where the person has no fixed address or does not wish to have their residential or a correspondence address recorded.

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Address purpose code AA[A] Health, Standard 05/10/2016, Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Supersedes Address type code A Health, Superseded 04/05/2005

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person (address)—address type, code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

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