Functional stress test intensity code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:344441
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:A code set representing the intensity of the functional stress test.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Maximal (symptom limited)
2Submaximal
3Rest / distribution study
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 1     Maximal (symptom limited)

Use this code when the intensity of the stress test is to increase the person's heart rate with the exercise to 85-90% of their predicted maximum heart rate.

CODE 2     Submaximal

Use this code when the intensity of the stress test is limited to increasing the person's heart rate with the exercise to 120 beats per minute or 70% of their predicted maximum heart rate.  

CODE 3     Rest/distribution study

Use this code when a Thallium (nuclear) study has been undertaken for the assessment of viability, where no exercise or pharmacologic stress component has been undertaken

CODE 9     Not stated/inadequately described

Not for use in primary data collections.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Functional stress test—stress test intensity, code N Health, Standard 01/10/2008