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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
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.

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Relation Count
Input in Derivations 0
Output in Derivations 0
Inclusion in Data Set Specifications 2
Inclusion in Data Distributions 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 8
As a denominator in an Indicator 4
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 8