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Person—type of chronic medical condition, common condition code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of common chronic medical condition
METeOR identifier:Help on this term587032
Registration status:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Definition:Help on this termA type of medical condition from which a person suffers, that is long term; has a pattern of recurrence, or deterioration; has a poor prognosis and produces consequences, or sequelae that impact on the individual's quality of life, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—type of chronic condition

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
Musculoskeletal
1Osteoarthritis
2Rheumatoid arthritis
3Other arthritis
4Osteoporosis
5Chronic back pain
8Other musculoskeletal chronic condition
Psychological
11Depression
12Anxiety
13Insomnia
14Dementia (including Alzheimer's)
18Other psychological chronic condition
Endocrine/Nutritional
21Hyperlipidaemia
22Type 1 Diabetes
23Type 2 Diabetes
24Obesity (BMI ≥30)
25Hypothyroidism
26Hyperthyroidism
28Other endocrine/nutritional chronic condition
Cardiovascular
31Hypertension
32Ischaemic heart disease
33Congestive heart failure
34Peripheral vascular disease
35Cerebrovascular disease/Cerebrovascular accident
36Atrial fibrillation
38Other cardiovascular chronic condition
Other chronic diseases
41Asthma
42Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease/Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease (COPD/COAD)
43Sleep disorders (Insomnia)
44Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disorder (GORD)
45Chronic renal failure
46Glaucoma
47Malignant neoplasms
88Chronic disease not listed

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termMore than one condition can be selected.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThis data element should be used in conjunction with the data elements Person—chronic medical condition indicator, yes/no code N to obtain information on a person's current and past chronic conditions.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this term

Department of Health 2014. Chronic disease. Canberra: Department of Health. Viewed 25 August 2014, <http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/chronic>

Relational attributes

Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of GP consultations in which one, two, or three or more chronic conditions were managed 2009-2013 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of GP consultations with patients who had one, two, or three or more chronic conditions 2005-2013 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of people who visit the GP at least once in a year who had one, two, or three or more chronic conditions 2005-2013 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
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