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Address—geocode positional uncertainty, total metres N[NNN].NNN

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termGeocode positional uncertainty
Synonymous names:Help on this termPositional uncertainty
METeOR identifier:Help on this term430490
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:Help on this termThe horizontal uncertainty of the geocode for an address site, measured in total metres.
Data Element Concept:Address—geocode positional uncertainty

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Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NNN].NNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term7

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Collection and usage attributes

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The positional uncertainty is measured in metres at the 95% confidence level, with respect to the defined reference frame. It is intended to be a measure for physical address point features.

Usage Example: 10.000

Comments:Help on this termThis is a measure of the closeness of the location of the point in relation to true position on the earth. That is, we are 95% confident that the true position lies within 10 metres of the position given by the geocode.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termStandards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

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

Address geocode cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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