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Person—referral to ophthalmologist indicator

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term304008
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 21/09/2005
Definition:Help on this termWhether the individual was referred to an ophthalmologist.
Context:Help on this term

Public health, health care and clinical settings:

Diabetes mellitus specific data element.

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Object class:Person
Definition:Help on this term

A human being.

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this term

Prior to 13 March 2018, the definition of the ‘Person’ Object class was ‘A human being, whether man, woman or child’. From 13 March 2018, the definition was edited by removing the words ‘…whether man, woman or child’ so that a person is defined as ‘A human being’. This amendment was undertaken to align the definition of a person with the Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, which recognise that there are sex and gender types that are not exclusively male or female.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

Macquarie University 2003. The Macquarie Dictionary 3rd ed. Sydney: The Macquarie Library Pty. Ltd

Reference documents:Help on this term

Attorney-General's Department 2015. Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender. Viewed 26 July 2016, https://www.ag.gov.au/Publications/Pages/
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ontheRecognitionofSexandGender.aspx

ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 2016. Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, 2016. ABS Cat. no. 1200.0.55.012. Canberra: ABS. Viewed 26 July 2016, http://abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/
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Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Referral to ophthalmologist indicator
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether there was a referral to an ophthalmologist.
Property group:Help on this termReferral event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational diabetes data working group

Data element concept attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Diabetes Data Working Group

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Supersedes Health service event—referral to ophthalmologist status Health, Superseded 21/09/2005

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Person—referral to ophthalmologist indicator (last 12 months), code N Health, Standard 21/09/2005

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