Person—first degree relative cancer history indicator, yes/no/not applicable/unknown/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:First degree relative cancer history indicator
METeOR identifier:464659
Registration status:Health, Standard 04/02/2015
Definition:An indicator of whether a person has any first degree relatives with a current or prior diagnosis of cancer from a medical professional, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—first degree relative cancer history indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:
7Not applicable
8Unknown
9Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Record whether the person has any first degree relatives that have been diagnosed with cancer by a medical professional.

Collection methods:To be sought from patient medical records.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Person—second degree relative cancer history indicator, yes/no/not applicable/unknown/not stated/inadequately described code N Health, Standard 04/02/2015

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Adolescent and young adult cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

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