Australian Standard Classification of Drugs of Concern 2011

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Classification Scheme
Synonymous names:ASCDC 2011
METeOR identifier:466899
Registration status:Health, Standard 07/12/2011
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Definition:The Australian Bureau of Statistics' classification for data relating to drugs which are considered to be of concern in Australian society.
Classification structure:The main classification of the ASCEDC has a three level hierarchical structure. It is essentially a classification of type of drug of concern based on the chemical structure, mechanism of action and effect on physiological activity of the drugs of concern.

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Indexes in alphabetical and numerical order are available, see the Origin: attribute.

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
Origin:The Australian Standard Classification of Drugs of Concern (ASCDC). ABS Cat No. 1248.0 (2011)

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Australian Standard Classification of Drugs of Concern 2000 Health, Superseded 07/12/2011

Value Domains based on this classification scheme:

Drug of concern (ASCDC 2011 extended) code NNNN Health, Standard 07/12/2011
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018