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Person—asbestos exposure setting, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAsbestos exposure setting
METeOR identifier:Help on this term520724
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe setting in which a person's exposure to asbestos is known to have occurred, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—asbestos exposure setting

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Occupational exposure to asbestos
2Domestic exposure to asbestos
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Exposure to asbestos occurred but where not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia.
Reference documents:Help on this termCancer Council Victoria 2010. Victorian Consensus Data Set: Lung Cancer Data Dictionary. Version 1.0. Melbourne, Victoria: Cancer Council Victoria.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record the setting in which a person's exposure to asbestos is known to have occurred.

This data element should be recorded when Person—asbestos exposure indicator, yes/no/unknown code N indicates that a person has been exposed to asbestos (equals 1).

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Lung cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

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Lung cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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