Address—international administrative division identifier, text X[X(49)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:International state/province identifier
METeOR identifier:522243
Registration status:Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Definition:A system of identifying administrative divisions (for example, states, territories and provinces) of an address that is located outside Australia's boundaries, as represented by text.
Data Element Concept:Address—international administrative division identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Text
Data type:String
Format:X[X(49)]
Maximum character length:50

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Additional state, territory or province validations may be defined per country as required, for example British Columbia in Canada.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Provider place of practice cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

DSS specific attributes +