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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 040163
Version
1
Metadata Item Type
Data Element
Data Element Type
Data Element
Approval Status
Current
15-Jan-1998  
Superseded
02-Sep-2003  
Approval Type
Standard
Approving Authority
-
Effective From
01-Jul-1989
Effective To
30-Jun-2004
Definition
Date of birth of the person.
Context
Required to derive age for demographic analyses, analyses by age at admission and separation, also used in the derivation of Diagnosis Related Groups.
Short Name
Date of birth
Name in Other Contexts
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Representational Attributes
Datatype
Numeric character
Representation Class
Date
Format
DDMMYYYY
Minimum Character Length
8
Maximum Character Length
8
Permissible Values
-
Supplementary Values
-
Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
Where DD is unknown record 15; where MM is unknown record 06; where YY is unknown, estimate year.
Verification Rules
Obicare:
9-60 valid age range - outside fatal error.
Collection Methods
QHAPDC and QCR
Where year is unable to be estimated, QHAPDC and Cancer registry use 1900.

QPDC
For the Perinatal collection, this date must be the same as the date of confinement, if the baby is a singleton or first baby of a multiple birth.

CESA
Date of birth is qualified by an "Date of Birth Estimated" field.
Comment
Some Queensland Health information systems restrict date storage to CCYYMMDD format e.g. Oracle systems.
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
Has been superseded by Date of birth QH 040163 Version 2
Is used in conjunction with Time of birth QH 040160 Version 1
Implementation in Metadata Sets

Otherrelational

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ViewMetadata Item TypeMetadata Set TypeNameAscendingIdentifier & VersionObligationEffective FromEffective To
Information AssetData CollectionElective Surgery Data Collection (ESDC)QH 020110 Version 1Mandatory01-Jun-199630-Jun-2004
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Cancer Registry (QCR) Data CollectionQH 020002 Version 101-Jan-198230-Jun-2004
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC)QH 020001 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-198930-Jun-2004
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC)QH 020003 Version 1Mandatory01-Jan-198730-Jun-2004
Data Quality Declaration
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Source and Reference Attributes
Source Organisation
-
Source Document
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Keywords

Date of birth