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Definition

An indicator of whether a person has a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) recorded on their clinical record, 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 1 Yes
2 No

Comments

Guide for use:

CODE 1 Yes

A person has a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) recorded on their clinical record.

CODE 2 No

A person does not have a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) recorded on their clinical record.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) encompasses a number of conditions which obstruct airflow to the lungs, and individual diseases are classified as COPD or not by Patient Information Retrieval (PIRS) systems.

References

Related content

Relation Count
Use within a Question 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 6
As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0