Person with cancer—late effect indicator, yes/no/unknown/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Late effect indicator
METeOR identifier:469620
Registration status:Health, Standard 04/02/2015
Definition:An indicator of whether the person with cancer is experiencing any late effects relating to the cancer and/or cancer treatment, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—late effect 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:
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:

Indicate whether the person with cancer has experienced any late effects related to cancer and/or cancer treatment.

This does not include issues relating to the recurrence of cancer or progression of the disease. Late effects are as a result of the treatment, the disease process, or both. Examples of late effects relating to cancer are infertility, hyperthyroidism, scoliosis, cognitive impairment and congestive heart failure.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia
Reference documents:Meadows AT 2003. Pediatric Cancer Survivors: Past History and Future Challenges. Current Problems in Cancer 27(3): 112-126

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Person with cancer—date of late effect, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 04/02/2015

See also Person with cancer—late effect type, text X[X(399)] 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Adolescent and young adult cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015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