Appointment—reference period, calendar month N{N}

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Reference period-calendar month
Synonymous names:APP_CAL_MONTH
METeOR identifier:607070
Registration status:WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017
Definition:The numeric code that represents the particular month, within a calendar year, when an appointment occurs.
Data Element Concept:Appointment—reference period

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N{N}
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1January
2February
3March
4April
5May
6June
7July
8August
9September
10October
11November
12December

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:

The calendar month is derived from the data item:

Appointment-date, DDMMYYYY

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Is formed using Appointment—date, DDMMYYYY WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Supersedes Appointment—reference period, calendar month N{N} WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

See also Appointment—reference period, calendar year YYYY WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017