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Person—hypertension treatment with antihypertensive medication indicator (current), code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termHypertension - treatment
METeOR identifier:Help on this term302442
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 21/09/2005
Definition:Help on this term

Whether a person is currently being treated for hypertension (high blood pressure) using antihypertensive medication, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—hypertension treatment with antihypertensive medication indicator

Value domain attributes

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
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1     Yes

Record if a person is currently being treated for hypertension using antihypertensive medication.

CODE 2     No

Record if a person is not currently being treated for hypertension using antihypertensive medication.

Collection methods:Help on this termAsk the individual if he/she is currently treated with anti-hypertensive medications. Alternatively obtain the relevant information from appropriate documentation.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational diabetes data working group
Origin:Help on this termNational Diabetes Outcomes Quality Review Initiative (NDOQRIN) data dictionary.
Reference documents:Help on this term

Pahor M, Psaty BM, Furberg CD. Treatment of hypertensive patients with diabetes. Lancet 1998; 351:689-90. Tight blood pressure control and risk of macrovascular and microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes: UKPDS 38. UK Prospective Diabetes Study Group [erratum appears in Br Med J 1999; 318:29]. Br Med J 1998; 317:703-13.

Grossman E, Messerli FH, Goldbourt U, Curb JD, Pressel SL, Cutler JA, Savage PJ, Applegate WB, Black H, et al. Effect of diuretic-based antihypertensive treatment on cardiovascular disease risk in older diabetic patients with isolated systolic hypertension. Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly Program Cooperative Research Group. JAMA 1996; 276:1886-92.

Hypertension in diabetes [Australian Prescriber Feb 2002]. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2002;21.

Relational attributes

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