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Definition

An indicator of whether the person receives a cancer diagnostic assessment, to determine the presence or otherwise of cancer, 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

To be recorded when a person has undergone a cancer diagnostic assessment.

CODE 2 No

To be recorded when a person has not undergone a cancer diagnostic assessment.

If a person receives a negative screening result, no further assessment is required as the presence of cancer is not suspected.

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Input in Derivations 0
Output in Derivations 0
Inclusion in Data Set Specifications 1
Inclusion in Data Distributions 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 1
As a denominator in an Indicator 1
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 1