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["Result": "Current Tobacco Smoker"]

Performance/Reporting Period
2021
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent the type and frequency of tobacco use.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) datatype or attribute related to Diagnosis or Finding.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with type and frequency of tobacco user.
Exclusion Criteria: No exclusions.

Constrained to codes in the Result: Current Tobacco Smoker value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.600.2390)

QDM Attribute and Definition (QDM Version 5.5 Guidance Update)

result

The final consequences or data collected from the datatype. results can be used in four ways to express:

  • That a result is present in the electronic record but any entry is acceptable
  • A numerical result is reported directly as a value. Values may be integers or decimal numbers without units, or as a quantity with a value and units - examples:
    • 100mg/dL for a lab test
    • 140 mmHg for blood pressure
    • as a percentage (actually as a quantity with % as units)
    • as a titer or ratio (e.g., 1:4, 1:80)
  • A result that matches one of a specific set of coded concepts in a value set or a code that matches a direct reference code
  • A result as a dateTime ("Assessment, Performed" and components)
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021