Person—reason for opting off a disease screening program, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Reason for opting off a disease screening program
METeOR identifier:732523
Registration status:Health, Standard 05/02/2021
Definition:

The reason why the person opts off a disease screening program, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—reason for opting off a disease screening program

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Already having cancer surveillance
2Having regular colonoscopy
3Having regular screening
4Medical advice not to participate
5Uncomfortable with process
6Privacy concerns
7Not interested
8Other
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Record the reason for opting off a disease screening program.

Information on why participants are opting off disease screening could help improve disease screening programs.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Person—opted off from a disease screening program indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 29/08/2014

Supersedes Person—reason for opting off a disease screening program, code N Health, Superseded 05/02/2021

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2021–22 Health, Superseded 17/12/2021

DSS specific attributes +

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2022–23 Health, Standard 17/12/2021

DSS specific attributes +