Community Services Data Set Constraints

Community Services Data Set Constraints

Description

Data Set Constraints applied to the Community Services Data Set.

Key to Data Set Constraint Column Headings:

Column Name Column Meaning Column Options

Format/Length

Indicates any differences between the Format/Length of the item in the NHS Data Model and Dictionary and the data set specification

None = The Format/Length is the same as the NHS Data Model and Dictionary

Any other entry = The Format/Length is different in the data set specification to the NHS Data Model and Dictionary

Range

Indicates whether a range value constraint has been applied in the data set specification

None = There is no range value constraint applied in the data set specification

Any other entry = Shows the range value constraint applied in the data set specification

Pattern Match

Indicates whether a data pattern, to which the data must conform, has been applied in the data set specification

None = There is no data pattern, to which the data must conform, applied in the data set specification

Any other entry = Shows the data pattern, to which the data must conform, applied in the data set specification

Data Set Constraints:

Data Element Format/Length Range Pattern Match Reason / Comment
ETHNIC CATEGORY

max an2

None

None

Existing Format/Length means fixed length which is incorrect. Unable to change this as it is used in other data sets. Data Set allows max an2

Where Used

Type Link How used
Supporting Information references in description Community Services Data Set Constraints
Data Set Community Services Data Set references in description Community Services Data Set Constraints
Supporting Information XML Schema and Data Set Constraints references in description Community Services Data Set Constraints