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Data Element Detail

Needle and Syringe Program (NSP) client (address)-postcode of usual residence
Identifying and Definitional Attributes
QH 041911 v1
Data Element
Data Element
The postcode aligned with the town, suburb or locality of the client's usual place of residence.
Needle and syringe programs in Queensland
Postcode of usual residence (NSP)
Client postcode
Representational Attributes
Permissible Values


A valid Queensland postcode from the Corporate Reference Data System (CRDS) Locality data set, managed by Statistical Standards and Strategies, Statistical Services Branch (SSB) with additional supplementary codes
Supplementary Values


0098Not stated
NFANo fixed address
Collection and Usage Attributes
For clients who live interstate, use code 0000, do not use their residential postcode.

Code 0098 Not stated
This code should be used where an answer was refused or where the question was not able to be asked prior to completion of assistance because the client was unable to communicate or a person who knows the client was not available.

Code 0099 Missing
This code should be used where no attempt has been made to collect/record information from the client.
Should not be null.
Usual residence is the place where a person usually lives (resides). It is not the residence where a person might stay temporarily before or after a period of hospitalisation/treatment/contact.

Queensland Minimum Data Set for Needle and Syringe Programs (QMDS-NSP):
This data element is collected on each occasion of service.
Required for local service planning and analysis of client access issues.
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References

Related Metadata References_IR

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ViewRelationshipMetadata Item TypeMetadata Item SubtypeNameIdentifier & VersionApproval Status
Has been superseded byData ElementData ElementNeedle and Syringe Program (NSP) client (address)-postcode of usual residenceQH 041911 Version 2Draft
Relates toData ElementData ElementPerson (address)-Australian postcode of usual residenceQH 040081 Version 4Current
Relates toData ElementData Element ConceptNeedle and Syringe Program (NSP) clientQH 041909 Version 1Current
Implementation in Metadata Sets


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ViewMetadata Item TypeMetadata Item SubtypeNameIdentifer & VersionObligationApproval StatusEffective FromEffective To
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Minimum Dataset for Needle and Syringe Programs (QMDS-NSP)QH 020273 Version 1MandatorySuperseded01-Nov-200630-Jun-2016
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Needle and Syringe programs (QNSP) Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2016-2017QH 020287 Version 1MandatorySuperseded01-Jul-201630-Jun-2017
Source and Reference Attributes