Person (address)—non-Australian state/province, text [X(40)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Non-Australian state/province (person)
Synonymous names:International state/province
METeOR identifier:288648
Registration status:Health, Standard 04/05/2005
Community Services (retired), Standard 30/09/2005
Definition:The designation applied to an internal, political or geographic division of a country other than Australia that is officially recognised by that country that is associated with the address of a person, as represented by text.
Data Element Concept:Person (address)—non-Australian state/province

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Text
Data type:String
Format:X[X(39)]
Maximum character length:40

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:The name of the state or territory or province should be recorded using the standard ASCII character set and should be done so in accordance with the official conventions of the country, for example, Hunan rather than Chinese characters.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Standard Australia

Origin:AS4846 Health Care Provider Identification, 2004, Sydney: Standards Australia
Reference documents:AS4846 Health Care Provider Identification, 2006, Sydney: Standards Australia

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Health care client identification DSS Health, Superseded 03/12/2008

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

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Superseded 04/07/2007

DSS specific attributes +

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Superseded 03/12/2008

DSS specific attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +