Address—geocode vertical datum, text X[X(9)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Geocode vertical datum
Synonymous names:Vertical datum
METeOR identifier:430339
Registration status:Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:The reference datum of the height above sea level, used in the measurement of the geocode position of the address point, as represented by text.
Data Element Concept:Address—geocode vertical datum

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Text
Data type:String
Format:X[X(9)]
Maximum character length:10

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:In Australia, the reference datum for height is the Australian Height Datum (AHD71). In general terms it is commonly interpreted as being height above sea level.

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

Related metadata references:

See also Address—geocode height, total metres N[NNNN].NNN Health, Standard 05/10/2016, Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

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

Address geocode cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016