Bowel cancer diagnosed cluster
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 16/01/2020|
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
The Bowel cancer diagnosed cluster comprises a set of standardised data definitions used for monitoring people that have received a bowel cancer diagnosis.
This metadata set is not mandated for collection, i.e. it reflects best practice when collecting data in relation to bowel screening rather than a nationally mandated set of data items that must be provided.
It is intended to be used by the National Cancer Screening Register. It can also be used by a wider range of health and health-related professionals who collect and/or use the data in relation to the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
Collection and usage attributes
Persons who answered yes in relation to having a cancer diagnosis.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Bowel cancer diagnosed cluster Health, Superseded 16/01/2020
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 16/01/2020