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

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Geocode positional uncertainty
Synonymous names:Positional uncertainty
METeOR identifier:430490
Registration status:Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:The horizontal uncertainty of the geocode for an address site, measured in total metres.
Data Element Concept:Address—geocode positional uncertainty

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Total
Data type:Number
Maximum character length:7

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:This 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: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 geocode cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016