Person—specific chronic condition indicator, yes/no code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Specific chronic condition indicator|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 28/04/2016|
|Definition:||An indicator of whether a person has ever been told by a doctor or nurse that they suffer from a specific chronic condition, as represented by a code.|
|Data Element Concept:||Person—specific chronic condition indicator|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
The term 'ever been told' was used instead of 'diagnosed' to allow comparability with the National Health Survey and the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 2006. National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey, 2004-05. Cat. no. 4715.0. Canberra: ABS.
ABS 2009. National health survey: users' guide-electronic publication, 2007-08. ABS cat. no. 4363.0.55.001. Canberra: ABS.
|Related metadata references:|
See also Person—chronic condition indicator, yes/no code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016
Has been superseded by Person—specific chronic condition indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016
See also Person—type of chronic condition, code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
All attributes +
Chronic condition cluster Health, Superseded 28/04/2016
Prison dischargee DSS Health, Superseded 28/04/2016