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Address—suburb/town/locality name, text X[X(49)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPatient residential address suburb; Patient mail address suburb
Synonymous names:Help on this termPER_ADDRESS_SUBURB; PER_MAIL_ADDRESS_SUBURB
METeOR identifier:Help on this term555398
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe name of the locality/suburb of the address, as represented by text.
Context:Help on this termFor non-admitted patients, this is the patient's locality/suburb at the time of the scheduled appointment.
Data Element Concept:Address—suburb/town/locality name

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termText
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[X(49)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term50

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The suburb/town/locality name may be a town, city, suburb or commonly used location name such as a large agricultural property or Aboriginal community.

This metadata item may be used to describe the location of an organisation or person. It can be a component of a street or postal address.

This data element is one of a number of items that can be used to create a primary address, as recommended by the AS 4590-2006 Interchange of client information standard. Components of the primary address are:

  • Address site (or Primary complex) name
  • Address number or number range
  • Road name (name/type/suffix)
  • Locality
  • State/Territory
  • Postcode (optional)
  • Country (if applicable).
Collection methods:Help on this termPatient mail address suburb is only relevant if it is different to the residential address suburb. It is only recorded in the NAPAAWL DC if the patient agrees to provide it.
Comments:Help on this termOfficial locality names and their associated boundary extents are assigned by relevant state naming committees/protocols. Their correct usage is encouraged.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termStandards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

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See also Address—statistical area, level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS 2011) N(9) Health, Superseded 06/12/2016, Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Children and Families, Superseded 21/01/2021, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/12/2011

See also Address—statistical area, level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS 2016) N(9) Health, Superseded 20/10/2021, Children and Families, Standard 20/01/2021, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

See also Address—statistical area, level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS Edition 3) N(9) Health, Standard 20/10/2021

See also Address—suburb/town/locality name, text X[X(45)] Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013, Health, Standard 07/12/2011, Early Childhood, Standard 09/03/2012, Homelessness, Standard 01/05/2013, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016, WA Health, Draft 23/08/2012, Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015, Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012, ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018, Youth Justice, Standardisation pending 10/01/2022

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2013-14 WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

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WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2014-15 WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017

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