Address—physical address indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Physical address indicator
Synonymous names:Physical address type code
METeOR identifier:428950
Registration status:Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:An indicator of whether an address reflects a geographical place, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Address—physical address indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:

CODE 1     Yes

The address is a physical address and reflects a geographical place, e.g. a property.

CODE 2     No

The address is a virtual address, e.g. a PO Box.

The address type code can only exist if an associated address has been entered.

Usage Examples:
12 Smith St (physical address)

PO Box 123 (virtual address)

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Standards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Address details data dictionary Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Address group cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Community housing and Indigenous community housing service provider organisation address details cluster Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Indigenous, Endorsed 01/05/2013