Bowel cancer screening test cluster
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 05/02/2021|
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
The Bowel cancer screening test cluster comprises a set of standardised data definitions used for monitoring the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP). This cluster includes information on people who participated in the NBCSP and undertook a disease screening test.
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 NBCSP.
Collection and usage attributes
Persons who either have participated or will be participating in bowel cancer screening programs.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Bowel cancer screening test cluster Health, Superseded 05/02/2021
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2021–22 Health, Standard 05/02/2021