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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 term699033
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 06/09/2018
Indigenous, Endorsed 22/10/2018
Definition:Help on this term

A 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 term

The albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR) measures the amount of protein (albumin) in the urine.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

Kidney Health Australia 2015. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Management in General Practice (3rd edn). Melbourne: Kidney Health Australia. Viewed 10 May 2018, http://kidney.org.au/health-professionals/prevent/chronic-kidney-disease-management-handbook

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Person—albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR) result, code N Health, Superseded 06/09/2018, Indigenous, Archived 22/10/2018

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

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2018–19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
Indigenous, Archived 02/04/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Superseded 16/01/2020
Indigenous, Endorsed 02/04/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 16/01/2020

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, 2018-2019 Health, Superseded 16/01/2020
Indigenous, Endorsed 17/10/2018
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, 2020–2021 Health, Standard 16/01/2020
Indigenous, Final 08/08/2019
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, 2018-2019 Health, Superseded 16/01/2020
Indigenous, Endorsed 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, 2020–2021 Health, Standard 16/01/2020
Indigenous, Final 08/08/2019
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, 2018-2019 Health, Superseded 16/01/2020
Indigenous, Endorsed 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, 2020–2021 Health, Standard 16/01/2020
Indigenous, Final 08/08/2019
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