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Person—cancer screening test result, bowel cancer code N[A]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termBowel cancer screening test result
METeOR identifier:Help on this term530020
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 29/08/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe outcome of the person's bowel cancer screening test, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—cancer screening test result

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termN[A]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Positive
2Negative
3Inconclusive
4No result
1FPositive - faulty
2FNegative - faulty
3FInconclusive - faulty
4FNo result - faulty

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Bowel cancer screening typically involves the application of a faecal occult blood test (FOBT), in which FOBT are tested in a laboratory for the presence of blood.

CODE 1   Positive

Blood was detected in either faecal sample.

CODE 2   Negative

Blood was not detected in either faecal sample.

CODE 3   Inconclusive

Only one faecal sample was taken and it was negative.

CODE 4   No result

No result was detected in either faecal sample.

CODE 1F   Positive - faulty

Blood was detected in either faecal sample, however the test provided was inaccurate and results should be disregarded.

CODE 2F   Negative - faulty

Blood was not detected in either faecal sample, however the test provided was inaccurate and results should be disregarded.

CODE 3F   Inconclusive - faulty

Only one faecal sample was taken and it was negative, however the test provided was inaccurate and results should be disregarded.

CODE 4F   No result - faulty

No result was detected in either faecal sample, however the test provided was inaccurate and results should be disregarded.

Data element attributes

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Bowel cancer screening test cluster Health, Standard 29/08/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Bowel cancer screening test cluster Health, Candidate 17/09/2019

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 02-Screening positivity rate Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 02-Screening positivity rate Health, Standard 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 03-Diagnostic assessment rate Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 03-Diagnostic assessment rate Health, Standard 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 04-Time between positive screen and diagnostic assessment Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 04-Time between positive screen and diagnostic assessment Health, Standard 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 05b-Positive predictive value of diagnostic assessment for detecting adenoma Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 05b-Positive predictive value of diagnostic assessment for detecting adenoma Health, Standard 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 06b-Positive predictive value of diagnostic assessment for detecting colorectal cancer Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 06b-Positive predictive value of diagnostic assessment for detecting colorectal cancer Health, Standard 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 07-Interval cancer rate Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 07-Interval cancer rate Health, Standard 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 09-Adverse events (hospital admission rate) Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 09-Adverse events (hospital admission rate) Health, Standard 06/09/2018
Used as denominator
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 03-Diagnostic assessment rate Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 03-Diagnostic assessment rate Health, Standard 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 05b-Positive predictive value of diagnostic assessment for detecting adenoma Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 05b-Positive predictive value of diagnostic assessment for detecting adenoma Health, Standard 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 06b-Positive predictive value of diagnostic assessment for detecting colorectal cancer Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 06b-Positive predictive value of diagnostic assessment for detecting colorectal cancer Health, Standard 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 07-Interval cancer rate Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 07-Interval cancer rate Health, Standard 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 09-Adverse events (hospital admission rate) Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 09-Adverse events (hospital admission rate) Health, Standard 06/09/2018
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