Person—referral for counselling indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Referral for counselling indicator
METeOR identifier:596072
Registration status:National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Definition:Whether a person was referred to a health professional for counselling, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—referral for counselling indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Boolean
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 1     Yes

The person was referred for counselling.

CODE 2     No

The person was not referred for counselling.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Indicators:Used as numerator
National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of GP management occasions in which counselling was provided in the management of depression or anxiety 2009-2013 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016