Person with cancer—setting of death, code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Setting of death
Synonymous names:Place of death
METeOR identifier:446066
Registration status:Health, Standard 04/02/2015
Definition:The physical location where the person with cancer died, as represented by a code.
Context:Recorded when the patient has died.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—setting of death

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N[N]
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Private home
2Hospice
3Treating hospital
4Other hospital
88Other setting
Supplementary values:
98Not applicable - patient alive
99Not stated/inadeqately described - patient has died but location inadequately stated

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:For patients who have died, record the code corresponding to the location of their death.
Collection methods:Collect from medical records or the relevant notifier of death.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Adolescent and young adult cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

DSS specific attributes +

Adolescent and young adult cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

DSS specific attributes +