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Person—date of death, DDMMYYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termDate of death
METeOR identifier:Help on this term287305
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 05/10/2016
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012
WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 30/09/2005
Definition:Help on this termThe date of death of the person, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
Data Element Concept:Person—date of death

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termDate
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termDDMMYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Recorded for persons who have died.

Where Date of birth is collected, Date of death must be equal to or greater than Date of birth for the same person.

Collection methods:Help on this term

It is recommended that in cases where all components of the date of death are not known or where an estimate is arrived at from age, a valid date be used together with a flag to indicate that it is an estimate.

For record identification and/or the derivation of other metadata items that require accurate date of death information, estimated dates of death should be identified by a date accuracy indicator to prevent inappropriate use of date of death data. The linking of client records from diverse sources, the sharing of patient data, and data analysis for research and planning all rely heavily on the accuracy and integrity of the collected data. In order to maintain data integrity and the greatest possible accuracy an indication of the accuracy of the date collected is critical. The collection of Date accuracy indicator may be essential in confirming or refuting the positive identification of a person. For this reason it is strongly recommended that the data element Date accuracy indicator also be recorded at the time of record creation to flag the accuracy of the data.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termHealth Data Standards Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Date of death, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.5 KB)

See also Person with cancer—date of initial medical specialist consultation, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 04/02/2015

See also Person with cancer—date of initial primary health care consultation, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 04/02/2015

Has been superseded by Person—date of death, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Acute coronary syndrome (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 01/09/2012

DSS specific attributes +

Acute coronary syndrome (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 02/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Acute coronary syndrome (clinical) NBPDS Health, Candidate 15/05/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Acute coronary syndrome (clinical) NBPDS 2013- Health, Standard 02/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

DSS specific attributes +

Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 06/03/2009

DSS specific attributes +

Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

DSS specific attributes +

Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 07/12/2011

DSS specific attributes +

Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

DSS specific attributes +

Cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

DSS specific attributes +

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Superseded 04/07/2007

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Superseded 03/12/2008

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Retired 20/03/2013

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2014-18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Person details data dictionary Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2013-14 WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

DSS specific attributes +

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2014-15 WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015

DSS specific attributes +

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 2.1.5–Survival of people diagnosed with cancer, 2019 Health, Standardisation pending 03/12/2019
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 11-Colorectal cancer mortality rate Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
National Healthcare Agreement: P44-Survival of people diagnosed with cancer, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 09–Incidence of heart attacks (acute coronary events), 2016 Health, Superseded 31/01/2017
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 09–Incidence of heart attacks (acute coronary events), 2017 Health, Superseded 30/01/2018
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 09–Incidence of heart attacks (acute coronary events), 2018 Health, Superseded 19/06/2019
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 09–Incidence of heart attacks (acute coronary events), 2019 Health, Standard 19/06/2019
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 09–Incidence of heart attacks (acute coronary events), 2020 Health, Standardisation pending 29/11/2019
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24-Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2013 Health, Superseded 30/04/2014
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24-Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2014 Health, Superseded 14/01/2015
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24-Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2015 Health, Superseded 08/07/2016
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2016 Health, Superseded 31/01/2017
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2017 Health, Superseded 30/01/2018
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2018 Health, Superseded 19/06/2019
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2019 Health, Standard 19/06/2019
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2020 Health, Standardisation pending 29/11/2019
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 44-Survival of people diagnosed with cancer, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 44-Survival of people diagnosed with cancer, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P01-Estimated life expectancy at birth, 2010 Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P02-Mortality rate (and excess deaths) by leading causes, 2010 Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P10-Mortality rates (and excess deaths) for children under 5 by leading causes, 2010 Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 01-Estimated life expectancy at birth, 2011 Indigenous, Archived 01/07/2012
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 02-Mortality rate (and excess deaths) by leading causes, 2011 Indigenous, Archived 01/07/2012
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 02-Mortality rate (and excess deaths) by leading causes, 2012 Indigenous, Archived 13/06/2013
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 02-Mortality rate by leading causes, 2013 Indigenous, Archived 13/12/2013
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 02-Mortality rate by leading causes, 2014 Indigenous, Archived 24/11/2014
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 06-Under five mortality rate by leading cause, 2013 Indigenous, Archived 13/12/2013
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 06-Under five mortality rate by leading cause, 2014 Indigenous, Archived 24/11/2014
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 10-Mortality rates (and excess deaths) by leading causes for children under 5, 2011 Indigenous, Archived 01/07/2012
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 10-Mortality rates (and excess deaths) by leading causes for children under 5, 2012 Indigenous, Archived 13/06/2013
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