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Person—absolute cardiovascular disease risk assessment recorded indicator, yes/no code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAbsolute cardiovascular disease risk assessment recorded indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termAbsolute CVD risk assessment recorded indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term503024
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 13/03/2015
Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether a person has had an absolute cardiovascular disease risk (CVD) assessment recorded, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—absolute cardiovascular disease risk assessment recorded indicator

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   Yes

A person has had an absolute cardiovascular disease risk assessment recorded.

CODE 2   No

A person has not had an absolute cardiovascular disease risk assessment recorded.

Comments:Help on this term

An absolute cardiovascular disease risk assessment is the numerical probability of an event occurring within a specified period, expressed as a percentage (e.g. 5-year absolute risk of 15% means there is a 15% probability that the individual will experience a cardiovascular event within 5 years). It reflects a person's overall risk of CVD, as opposed to the traditional method that considers various risk factors, such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure, in isolation.

An assessment of CVD risk based on multiple risk factors is more accurate than an assessment of individual risk factors due to the cumulative effect of risk factors that may be additive or synergistic. Given that an absolute risk assessment provides a more accurate assessment of risk than individual risk factors, it is reasonable to expect that basing management decisions on this assessment will improve outcomes.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this term

National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance, 2009. Guidelines for the assessment of absolute cardiovascular disease risk. National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance. Viewed 21 January 2013,

http://www.heartfoundation.org.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/absolute-risk-assessement.pdf

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Person—absolute cardiovascular disease risk assessment result recorded indicator, yes/no code N Health, Superseded 06/09/2018, Indigenous, Archived 22/10/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Indigenous primary health care DSS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/03/2015
Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
Indigenous primary health care: PI20a-Number of regular clients aged 35 years and over who have had an absolute cardiovascular disease risk assessment recorded, 2014 Health, Retired 13/03/2015
Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015
Indigenous primary health care: PI20b-Proportion of regular clients aged 35 years and over who have had an absolute cardiovascular disease risk assessment recorded, 2014 Health, Retired 13/03/2015
Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015
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