Address—electronic communication address, text X[X(1099)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Electronic communication address
Synonymous names:Electronic communication details
METeOR identifier:522692
Registration status:Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Indigenous, Endorsed 22/10/2018
Disability, Standard 14/02/2018
Definition:

A unique combination of characters used as input to electronic communication equipment for the purpose of contacting an entity, as represented by text.

Data Element Concept:Address—electronic communication address

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Text
Data type:String
Format:X[X(1099)]
Maximum character length:1100

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Electronic communication details may be collected for an email address; telephone number; Skype name; or for any other unique identification of an electronic communication mechanism.

Collection methods:

Collection systems may include validation of the content of the electronic communication details field; that is, confirming that the email address is valid or that the telephone number is correctly structured.

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

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Address—electronic communication address, text X[X(1099)] Indigenous, Archived 22/10/2018, Disability, Superseded 14/02/2018, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Supersedes Person (address)—electronic communication address, text [X(250)] Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012, Indigenous, Archived 16/09/2014, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Supersedes Service provider organisation (address)—electronic communication address, text [X(250)] Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Indigenous, Archived 16/09/2014, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Electronic address cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2018–19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
Indigenous, Archived 02/04/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Standard 12/12/2018
Indigenous, Endorsed 02/04/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Candidate 02/09/2019

DSS specific attributes +