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Community mental health care NMDS 2004-05 (Data Set Specification)

Definition

Patient level data:

Data required for reporting by specialised psychiatric services that deliver ambulatory services, in both institutional and community settings. It does not extend to services provided to patients who are in general (non-specialised) care who may be receiving treatment or rehabilitation for psychiatric conditions.

The data provided through the Community mental health care National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) supplements that reported for psychiatric and acute care hospitals through the Admitted patient mental health care NMDS.

Statistical units are entities from or about which statistics are collected or in respect of which statistics are compiled, tabulated or published

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

Below is a list of all the components within this Dataset Specification.
Each entry includes the item name, whether the item is optional, mandatory or conditional and the maximum times the item can occur in a dataset.
If the items must occur in a particular order in the dataset, the sequence number is included before the item name.

Components Statuses Inclusion #
Data Elements
0 Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYY
  • [Health: Superseded]
mandatory 1
1 Episode of care—principal diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 3rd edn) ANN{.N[N]}
  • [Health: Superseded]
mandatory 1
2 Establishment—organisation identifier (Australian), NNX[X]NNNNN
  • [Health: Superseded]
mandatory 1
3 Person—Indigenous status, code N
  • [Health: Superseded]
mandatory 1
4 Person—sex, code N
  • [Health: Superseded]
conditional 1
5 Episode of care—mental health legal status, code N
  • [Health: Superseded]
mandatory 1
6 Person—marital status, code N
  • [Health: Superseded]
mandatory 1
7 Person—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2004) NNNNN
  • [Health: Superseded]
conditional 1
8 Person—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)]
  • [Health: Superseded]
mandatory 1
9 Person—country of birth, code (SACC 1998) NNNN
  • [Health: Superseded]
mandatory 1
10 Service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY
Specific Information:

Collection of the date of each service contact with health service providers allows a description or profile of service utilisation by a person or persons during an episode of care.

  • [Health: Superseded]
mandatory 1
Data Element Inclusion #

Comments

Comments:
Statistical units are entities from or about which statistics are collected or in respect of which statistics are compiled, tabulated or published

References


This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.

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