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Person—albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR) result, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAlbumin/creatinine ratio (ACR) result
Synonymous names:Help on this termACR result
METeOR identifier:Help on this term594120
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 06/09/2018
Indigenous, Archived 22/10/2018
Definition:Help on this termA person's albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR) test result, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR) result

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Normal albuminuria
2Microalbuminuria
3Macroalbuminuria
Unit of measure:Help on this termMilligram per millimole (mg/mmol)
Unit of measure precision:Help on this term1

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1 Normal albuminuria

Use this code when a male's ACR is less than 2.5 mg/mmol and when a woman's ACR is less than 3.5 mg/mmol.

CODE 2 Microalbuminuria

Use this code when a male's ACR is greater than or equal to 2.5 mg/mmol but less than or equal to 25 mg/mmol and when a female's ACR is greater than or equal to 3.5 mg/mmol but less than or equal to 35 mg/mmol.

CODE 3 Macroalbuminuria

Use this code when a male's ACR is greater than 25 mg/mmol and when a female's ACR is greater than 35 mg/mmol.

Comments:Help on this termThe albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR) measures the amount of protein (albumin) in the urine.

Source and reference attributes

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

Kidney Health Australia 2012. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Management in General Practice (2nd edition). Melbourne: Kidney Health Australia. Viewed 11 November 2014,

<http://www.kidney.org.au/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=vfDcA4sEUMs=>.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Person—albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR) result, code N Health, Standard 06/09/2018, Indigenous, Endorsed 22/10/2018

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

Indigenous primary health care DSS 2015-17 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Indigenous, Archived 27/02/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2017–18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
Indigenous, Archived 22/10/2018

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
Indigenous primary health care: PI19a-Number of regular clients with a selected chronic disease who have had a kidney function test with results within specified levels, 2015 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Indigenous, Archived 20/01/2017
Indigenous primary health care: PI19a-Number of regular clients with a selected chronic disease who have had a kidney function test with results within specified levels, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Indigenous, Archived 27/02/2018
Indigenous primary health care: PI19a-Number of regular clients with a selected chronic disease who have had a kidney function test with results within specified levels, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 17/10/2018
Indigenous, Archived 17/10/2018
Indigenous primary health care: PI19b-Proportion of regular clients with a selected chronic disease who have had a kidney function test with results within specified levels, 2015 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Indigenous, Archived 20/01/2017
Indigenous primary health care: PI19b-Proportion of regular clients with a selected chronic disease who have had a kidney function test with results within specified levels, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Indigenous, Archived 27/02/2018
Indigenous primary health care: PI19b-Proportion of regular clients with a selected chronic disease who have had a kidney function test with results within specified levels, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 17/10/2018
Indigenous, Archived 17/10/2018
Used as denominator
Indigenous primary health care: PI19b-Proportion of regular clients with a selected chronic disease who have had a kidney function test with results within specified levels, 2015 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Indigenous, Archived 20/01/2017
Indigenous primary health care: PI19b-Proportion of regular clients with a selected chronic disease who have had a kidney function test with results within specified levels, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Indigenous, Archived 27/02/2018
Indigenous primary health care: PI19b-Proportion of regular clients with a selected chronic disease who have had a kidney function test with results within specified levels, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 17/10/2018
Indigenous, Archived 17/10/2018
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