Person—specific chronic condition indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Specific chronic condition indicator
METeOR identifier:631824
Registration status:Health, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:

An indicator of whether a person has ever been told by a doctor or nurse that they suffer from a specific chronic condition, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—specific chronic condition indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

For use in Prisoner health data collections. If this value domain is used with other metadata then 'Unknown' would map to code 8.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:

The term 'ever been told' was used instead of 'diagnosed' to allow comparability with the National Health Survey and the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:

ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 2006. National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey, 2004-05. Cat. no. 4715.0. Canberra: ABS.

ABS 2009. National health survey: users' guide-electronic publication, 2007-08. ABS cat. no. 4363.0.55.001. Canberra: ABS.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Person—chronic condition indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Supersedes Person—specific chronic condition indicator, yes/no code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

See also Person—type of chronic condition, code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Chronic condition cluster Health, Standard 28/04/2016

DSS specific attributes +