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Establishment—Australian state/territory identifier, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAustralian State/Territory identifier (establishment)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term720081
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 18/12/2019
Definition:Help on this term

An identifier of the Australian state or territory in which an establishment is located, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Establishment—Australian state/territory identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1New South Wales
2Victoria
3Queensland
4South Australia
5Western Australia
6Tasmania
7Northern Territory
8Australian Capital Territory
9Other territories (Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island and Jervis Bay Territory)

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The order presented here is the standard for the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Other organisations (including the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) publish data in state order based on population (that is, Western Australia before South Australia and Australian Capital Territory before Northern Territory).

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this term

ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 2016. Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS). Cat No. 1270.0. ABS, Canberra. Viewed 19 July 2019, https://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Lookup/
1270.0.55.001Main+Features10018July%202016?OpenDocument

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This metadata item applies to the location of the establishment and not to the patient's area of usual residence.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016. Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS). Cat No. 1270.0. Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra. Viewed 19 July 2019, https://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Lookup/1270.0.55.001
Main+Features10018July%202016?OpenDocument

Reference documents:Help on this term

Standards Australia 2014. Person and provider identification in healthcare AS4846:2014 . Standards Australia, Sydney. Viewed 19 July 2019, https://www.standards.org.au/standards-catalogue/sa-snz/
health/it-014/as--4846-colon-2014

In AS4846 alternative codes are presented. Refer to the current standard for more details.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Establishment—Australian state/territory identifier, code N Health, Superseded 18/12/2019, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

See also Mental health organisation type code NN Health, Standard 17/01/2020

See also Mental health organisation type code NN Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

See also Mental health organisation type code NN Health, Superseded 17/01/2020

See also Pharmacy—Australian state/territory identifier, ACT-prioritised code AA[A] Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015

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