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Person—date of birth follow-up indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termDate of birth follow-up indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term521218
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether a person's recorded date of birth requires follow-up to obtain a more accurate date, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—date of birth follow-up indicator

Value domain attributes

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

Guide for use:Help on this term

This field will always be populated.

CODE 1     Yes

Follow-up is required.

CODE 2     No

Follow-up is not required.

Where the date accuracy indicator is AAA, a response of 'No' should be recorded for this data element. Where a date accuracy indicator is not AAA, the user should indicate whether follow-up is required.  For example, if the person does not know their exact birthday there is nothing to be gained in follow-up, while if the date was estimated because the person was not fully conscious and able to provide details, follow-up should always be undertaken.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Individual demographic identifiers cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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