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Person—glycosylated haemoglobin measurement result recorded indicator, yes/no code N (Data Element)

Definition

An indicator of whether a person has had a glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) measurement result recorded, as represented by a code.

Components

Data Element (this item)

Representation

This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Yes/no code N ".
Data Type Boolean
Format N
Maximum character length 1
Permissible Values
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 2 No - -
1 Yes - -

Comments

Guide for use:

CODE 1 Yes

A person has had a glycosylated haemoglobin measurement result recorded.

CODE 2 No

A person has not had a glycosylated haemoglobin measurement result recorded.

Comments:

Glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) is an index of average blood glucose level for the previous 2 to 3 months and is used to monitor blood sugar control in people with diabetes.

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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Inclusion in Data Set Specifications

This data element is included in the following Dataset specifications, some datasets may be hidden based on your current permissions.
  • Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14
    Statuses: [Health: Superseded]
    The Indigenous primary health care data set specification (IPHC DSS) is primarily designed to support the collection of aggregate information ...
    (conditional)

Use in indicators

This data element is included in the following Indicators, some indicators may be hidden based on your current permissions.

As a numerator

As a denominator

As a disaggregation