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Address group cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term611145
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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The Address group cluster includes data elements that record an address, which is defined as a collection of information used for describing the location of an entity, and/or details describing how the entity can be contacted, for individuals or organisations.

Collection and usage attributes

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Each address should be associated with a specific individual or organisation. It is also important to be able to identify whether an address is current. One method is the use of specific start and end dates relating to an address. A currency flag or sequence number which identifies the addresses in active use can also be used. Some systems include both options to better support validation. The use of start and end dates are included as they are the clearest mechanism for supporting identification and communication.

The data elements support recording of no fixed address and less specific contact details.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

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See also Healthcare provider organisation cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Person and provider identification in healthcare National Best Practice Data Set Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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1Address—physical address indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
2Address—purpose of address, code AA[A]Mandatory1
3Address status clusterMandatory1
    1    Address—address currency status, date and time of interchange code AMandatory1
    2    Address—address start date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
    3    Address—address end date, DDMMYYYYConditional1
    4    Date—accuracy indicator, code AAAMandatory2
    5    Address—address start time, hhmmssOptional1
    6    Address—address end time, hhmmssOptional1
    7    Address—address status identifier, code AAAOptional1
4Address components clusterMandatory1
    1    Address—building/complex sub-unit type, code AA[AA]Optional1
    2    Address—sub-dwelling unit number, identifier X[X(6)]Optional1
    3    Address—floor/level type, code A[AAA]Optional1
    4    Address—level number, identifier X[XXXX]Optional1
    5    Address—secondary complex name, text X[X(49)]Optional1
    6    Address—complex road number 1, road number XXXXXXOptional1
    7    Address—complex road number 2, road number XXXXXXOptional1
    8    Address—complex road name, text X[X(44)]Optional1
    9    Address—complex road type, code AA[AA]Optional1
    10    Address—complex road suffix, street suffix code A[A]Optional1
    11    Address—address site name, text X[X(49)]Optional1
    12    Address—location descriptor, text X[X(49)]Optional1
    13    Address—road number 1, road number XXXXXXOptional1
    14    Address—road number 2, road number XXXXXXOptional1
    15    Address—lot number, identifier X[XXXXX]Optional1
    16    Address—road name, text X[X(44)]Optional1
    17    Address—road type, code AA[AA]Optional1
    18    Address—road suffix, street suffix code A[A]Optional1
    19    Address—postal delivery service type identifier, code AA[A(9)]Optional1
    20    Address—postal delivery number, identifier X[X(10)]Optional1
    21    Address—postal delivery point identifier, identifier {N(8)}Optional1
    22    Address—suburb/town/locality name, text X[X(45)]Optional1
    23    Address—Australian state/territory identifier, code AA[A]Optional1
    24    Address—Australian postcode, code (Postcode datafile) NNNNOptional1
    25    Address—country identifier, country code (SACC 2016) NNNNOptional1
    26    Address—address line, text X[X(179)]Optional1
5Address geocode clusterOptional1
    1    Address—geocode feature, text X[X(29)]Optional1
    2    Address—geocode containment indicator, yes/no code NOptional1
    3    Address—geocode geographic datum, text X[X(9)]Optional1
    4    Address—geocode positional uncertainty, total metres N[NNN].NNNOptional1
    5    Address—geocode vertical datum, text X[X(9)]Optional1
    6    Address—geocode latitude, decimal degrees XN[N][.N(9)]Optional1
    7    Address—geocode longitude, decimal degrees XN[NN][.N(9)]Optional1
    8    Address—geocode height, total metres N[NNNN].NNNOptional1
6Address communication suppression clusterOptional1
    1    Address—information suppression indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
    2    Address—data exchange agreement for suppressed data indicator, yes/no code NConditional1
    3    Address—information suppression start date, DDMMYYYYConditional1
    4    Address—information suppression end date, DDMMYYYYConditional1
    5    Date—accuracy indicator, code AAAMandatory2
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