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Bowel cancer screening test cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term571219
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 29/08/2014
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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The Bowel cancer screening test cluster comprises a set of standardised data definitions used for monitoring the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program. This cluster includes information on people who participated in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and undertook a disease screening test.

This metadata set is not mandated for collection, i.e. it reflects best practice when collecting data in relation to bowel screening rather than a nationally mandated set of data items that must be provided.

It is intended to be used by the National Bowel Cancer Screening Register. It can also be used by a wider range of health and health-related professionals who collect and/or use the data in relation to the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

Collection and usage attributes

Statistical unit:Help on this termPersons who either have partipated or will be participating in Bowel cancer screening programs.

Relational attributes

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National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2014-18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

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National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2018–19 Health, Standard 06/09/2018

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National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Standardisation pending 23/11/2018

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1Person—cancer screening test type, bowel cancer code NMandatory1
2Person—disease screening test completion status, bowel screening code NMandatory1
3Person—disease screening test analysis date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
4Person—disease screening test results sent date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
5Person—cancer screening test result, bowel cancer code N[A]Mandatory1
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