Person—cancer screening test indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Cancer screening test indicator
METeOR identifier:571236
Registration status:Health, Standard 29/08/2014
Definition:An indicator of whether the person decided to participate in cancer screening, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—cancer screening test indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Boolean
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 1   Yes

To be recorded when a person returned a cancer screening test.

CODE 2   No

To be recorded when a person did not return a cancer screening test.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2014-18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

DSS specific attributes +

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2018–19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018

DSS specific attributes +

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Superseded 16/01/2020

DSS specific attributes +

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 16/01/2020

DSS specific attributes +