Address—international postcode, text X[X(9)]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||International postcode|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 05/10/2016|
The coded descriptor for a postal delivery area (as defined by the postal service of a country) aligned with locality, suburb or place of an address, located in a country outside Australia, as represented by a code.
It is collected for the purpose of obtaining a person's address.
|Data Element Concept:||Address—international postcode|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||10|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
A valid postcode for the country in which the address is located must be entered.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Person (address)—international postcode, text X[X(9)] Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 30/09/2005
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Provider place of practice cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016