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4715.0.55.003 - 2001 National Health Survey: Output Data Items (Indigenous), 2002  
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18. ACTIONS SUMMARY

LABEL: Type of action taken in the last 2 weeks
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: TYPACT
ITEM NUMBER: 750
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both (but combine with sparse data item)
COMMENTS: Action taken in last 2 weeks. Derived item. Multiple categories may apply.
Note:medication use is not included in action counts in 2001. Days off work/school as carers are excluded from this item
If releasing with remote or total data, collapse categories where applicable to match ZTYPACT categories below and add the two data items together.
CATEGORIES:
01: Hospital inpatient episode
02: Visited casualty/emergency
03: Visited outpatients
04: Visited day clinic
05: Consulted gp
06: Consulted specialist
07: Consulted dentist
08: Consulted ohp
09: Days away from work or study
10: Other days of reduced activity
11: None of the above

LABEL: Type of action taken in the last 2 weeks (sparse)
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: ZTYPACT
ITEM NUMBER: 750A
COMMENTS: Combine with TYPACT above. Not released by itself.
CATEGORIES:
01: Hospital inpatient episode
02: Visited casualty/emergency or outpatients
05: Consulted gp
06: Consulted specialist
07: Consulted dentist
08: Consulted ohp
09: Days away from work or study
11: None of the above

LABEL: Combination actions taken
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: COMBACT
ITEM NUMBER: 751
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Non-remote only
COMMENTS: Derived item; based on derived Type of Action above. Examples of categories shown. Days off work/school as carers are excluded from this item
CATEGORIES:
01: Hospital stay only
02: Visit to casualty or oupatients only
03: Visit to day clinic only
04: Doctor consultations only
05: Doctor consultation and stay in hospital
06: Doctor consultation, OHP and visit to casualty or outpatients
07: Doctor consultation and visit to day clinic
08: Doctor and dental consultations
09: Doctor and OHP consultations
10: Doctor consultation and days off work/study
11: Doctor consultation and other days of reduced activity
12: Doctor consultation, OHP and dentist and other combination of actions
13: Dental consultation only
14: Dental consultation and consultation with OHP
15: Dental consultation and days off work/study
16: Dental consultation and other days of reduced activity
17: Dental consultation and other combination of actions
18: OHP consultation only
19: OHP consultation and days off work/study
20: OHP consultation and other days reduced activity
21: OHP consultations and other combinations of actions
22: Days off work/study only
23: Other days of reduced activity only
24: Days off work/study and other days of reduced activity
25: Other combinations of actions
98: No action taken
99: Not applicable

LABEL: Type of medical contact
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: MEDCON
ITEM NUMBER: 752
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both (but combine with sparse data item)
COMMENTS: Contact in last 2 weeks. Derived item. Multiple categories may apply. If releasing with remote or total data, collapse categories where applicable to match ZMEDCON categories below and add the two data items together.
CATEGORIES:
01: Hospital inpatient
02: Casualty/emergency
03: Outpatients
04: Day clinic
05: General practitioner
06: Specialist
07: Dentist
08: Aboriginal health worker nec
09: Accredited counsellor
10: Acupuncturist
11: Alcohol and drug worker
12: Audiologist/audiometrist
13: Chemist
14: Chiropodist/podiatrist
15: Chiropractor
16: Dietitian/nutritionist
17: Herbalist
18: Hypnotherapist
19: Naturopath
20: Nurse
21: Occupational therapist
22: Optician/optometrist
23: Osteopath
24: Physiotherapist/hydrotherapist
25: Psychologist
26: Social worker/welfare officer
27: Speech therapist/pathologist
28: None of the above

LABEL: Type of medical contact (sparse)
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: ZMEDCON
ITEM NUMBER: 752A
COMMENTS: Combine with MEDCON above. Not released by itself.
CATEGORIES:
00: Not applicable
01: Hospital inpatient
02: Casualty/emergency or outpatients
05: General practitioner
06: Specialist
07: Dentist
08: Aboriginal health worker nec
09: Accredited counsellor
10: Acupuncturist
11: Alcohol and drug worker
12: Audiologist/audiometrist
13: Chemist
14: Chiropodist/podiatrist
15: Chiropractor
16: Dietitian/nutritionist
17: Herbalist
18: Hypnotherapist
19: Naturopath
20: Nurse
21: Occupational therapist
22: Optician/optometrist
23: Osteopath
24: Physiotherapist/hydrotherapist
25: Psychologist
26: Social worker/welfare officer
27: Speech therapist/pathologist
28: None of the above

LABEL: Whether number of visits to health service counted
POPULATION: All health services consulted in last 2 weeks
SAS NAME: HCOUNTED
ITEM NUMBER: 753
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Non-remote only
COMMENTS:
CATEGORIES:
0: Not applicable
1: Health service counted
2: Health service not counted

LABEL: Health service used
POPULATION: All people who consulted health services in last 2 weeks
SAS NAME: HSERVICE
ITEM NUMBER: 754
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both (but combine with sparse data item)
COMMENTS: If releasing with remote or total data, collapse categories where applicable to match ZHSERVIC categories below and add the two data items together.
CATEGORIES:
01: Outpatients section of a hospital
02: Casualty or emergency ward
03: Day clinic
04: Admitted to hospital
05: Dental consultations
06: General practitioner
07: Specialist
08: Aboriginal health worker (nec)
09: Accredited counsellor
10: Acupuncturist
11: Alcohol and drug worker (nec)
12: Audiologist/Audiometrist
13: Chemist (for advice only)
14: Chiropodist/Podiatrist
15: Chiropractor
16: Dietitian/Nutritionist
17: Herbalist
18: Hypnotherapist
19: Naturopath
20: Nurse
21: Occupational Therapist
22: Optician/Optometrist
23: Osteopath
24: Physiotherapist/Hydrotherapist
25: Psychologist
26: Social worker/Welfare Officer
27: Speech Therapist/Pathologist
98: None of the above

LABEL: Health service used (sparse)
POPULATION: All people who consulted health services in last 2 weeks
SAS NAME: ZHSERVIC
ITEM NUMBER: 754A
COMMENTS: Combine with HSERVICE above. Not released by itself.
CATEGORIES:
01: Outpatients section of a hospital/Casualty or emergency ward
04: Admitted to hospital
05: Dental consultations
06: General practitioner
07: Specialist
08: Aboriginal health worker (nec)
09: Accredited counsellor
10: Acupuncturist
11: Alcohol and drug worker (nec)
12: Audiologist/audiometrist
13: Chemist (for advice only)
14: Chiropodist/podiatrist
15: Chiropractor
16: Dietitian/nutritionist
17: Herbalist
18: Hypnotherapist
19: Naturopath
20: Nurse
21: Occupational therapist
22: Optician/optometrist
23: Osteopath
24: Physiotherapist/hydrotherapist
25: Psychologist
26: Social worker/welfare officer
27: Speech therapist/pathologist
98: None of the above


LABEL: Number of visits/nights to health services
POPULATION: All health services which were counted
SAS NAME: HVISITS
ITEM NUMBER: 755
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Non-remote only
COMMENTS:
CATEGORIES:
Continuous

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