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Appointment—appointment attendance, code AAA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAppointment attendance code
Synonymous names:Help on this termAPP_ATTENDANCE_CODE
METeOR identifier:Help on this term497008
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe code that distinguishes between appointments where the patient attends and those where the patient is not present.
Data Element Concept:Appointment—attendance

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAAA
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
DNADid not attend
DNWDid not wait to be seen
NCENon-client event
Supplementary values:Help on this term
NSPNot specified

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data element is used to determine a non-admitted patient service event

The following types of attendances are in scope of a service event:


Code Label
ATT Attended
UNK Unknown


The remaining attendance codes represent appointments where the patient is not present and thus they do not satisfy the criteria for a non-admitted patient service event:


Code Label
DNA Did not attend
DNW Did not wait to be seen
NCE Non-client event
NSP Not specified

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Appointment—appointment attendance, (derived) code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2013-14 WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2014-15 WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015

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