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Address—international postcode, text X[X(9)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termInternational postcode
METeOR identifier:Help on this term522252
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Definition:Help on this term

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.

Context:Help on this term

It is collected for the purpose of obtaining a person's address.

Data Element Concept:Address—international postcode

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termText
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[X(9)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term10

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

A valid postcode for the country in which the address is located must be entered.

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

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Supersedes Person (address)—international postcode, text X[X(9)] Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 30/09/2005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:Help on this term

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

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