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Person—referral to ophthalmologist indicator (last 12 months), code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termReferred to ophthalmologist (diabetes mellitus)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term302823
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 21/09/2005
Definition:Help on this term

Whether the individual was referred to an ophthalmologist within the last 12 months, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—referral to ophthalmologist 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

Guide for use:Help on this term

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 the individual was referred to an ophthalmologist during the last 12 months.

CODE 2   No
Record if the individual was not referred to an ophthalmologist during the last 12 months.

Collection methods:Help on this term

Ask the individual if he/she was referred to an ophthalmologist during the last 12 months. Alternatively, obtain this information from appropriate documentation.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National diabetes data working group

Origin:Help on this term

National Diabetes Outcomes Quality Review Initiative (NDOQRIN) data dictionary

Reference documents:Help on this term

Diabetes Control and Complications Trial: DCCT New England Journal of Medicine, 329(14), September 30, 1993.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Health service event—referral to ophthalmologist status (last 12 months), code N Health, Superseded 21/09/2005

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Diabetes (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 21/09/2005

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