Table 8

Hidden states for address standardisation currently supported by the Febrl package

Hidden state

Description (examples in bold italics)


wfnu

Wayfare number state (23 Sherlock Holmes Street, Potingu West NSW 2876)

wfna1

First wayfare name state (23 Sherlock Holmes Street, Potingu West NSW 2876)

wfna2

Second wayfare name state (23 Sherlock Holmes Street, Potingu West NSW 2876)

wfql

Wayfare qualifier state (23 Sherlock Holmes Street South, Potingu West NSW 2876)

wfty

Wayfare type state (23 Sherlock Holmes Street, Potingu West NSW 2876)

unnu

Unit number state (Flat 5 23 Sherlock Holmes Street, Potingu West NSW 2876)

unty

Unit type state (Flat 5 23 Sherlock Holmes Street, Potingu West NSW 2876)

prna1

First property name state (Emoh Ruo, Patonga Road, Potingu West NSW 2876)

prna2

Second property name state (Emoh Ruo, Patonga Road, Potingu West NSW 2876)

inna1

First institution name state (Lost Dogs Home, Patonga Road, Potingu West NSW 2876)

inna2

Second institution name state (Lost Dogs Home, Patonga Road, Potingu West NSW 2876)

inty

Institution type (Lost Dogs Home, Patonga Road, Potingu West NSW 2876)

panu

Postal address number state (Roadside Mailbox 234, Patonga Road, Potingu West NSW 2876)

paty

Type of postal address state (Roadside Mailbox 234, Patonga Road, Potingu West NSW 2876)

hyph

Hyphen state

sla

Slash state (5/23 Sherlock Holmes Street, Potingu West NSW 2876)

coma

Comma, semi-colon etc state

opbr

State for opening bracket or quote

clbr

State for closing bracket or quote

loc1

First locality name state (5/23 Sherlock Holmes Street, Potingu West NSW 2876)

loc2

Second locality name state

locql

Locality qualifier state (5/23 Sherlock Holmes Street, Potingu West NSW 2876)

pc

Postal code state (5/23 Sherlock Holmes Street, Potingu West NSW 2876)

ter1

First territory name state (5/23 Sherlock Holmes Street, Potingu West NSW 2876)

ter2

Second territory name state

cntr1

First country name state (5/23 Sherlock Holmes Street, Potingu West NSW 2876, Australia)

cntr2

Second country name state

rubb

State for residual elements


Churches et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2002 2:9   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-2-9

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