Dental problem treated code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:496541
Registration status:Indigenous, Endorsed 08/10/2014
Definition:A code set representing the type of dental problem treated.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N[N]
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
3Untreated caries
4Gum disease
5Broken or chipped teeth due to trauma
6Abnormal teeth growth
7Missing teeth
8Mouth infection or mouth sores
9Dental hygiene (including plaque and calcification)
10Dental abscess
11Other
Supplementary values:
98Unknown
99Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Patient—type of dental problem treated, code N[N] Indigenous, Endorsed 08/10/2014