- About metadata
- About METeOR
- About metadata standards
- About Indicators
- National minimum data sets and data set specifications
- National Data Dictionaries
- Registration Authorities
In METeOR there are eight types of metadata (i.e. object class, property, data element concept, data element, value domain, classification scheme, data set specification and glossary item) based on the AIHW's interpretation of the ISO 11179 standards.
Figure: Diagrammatic representation of METeOR metadata structures
Using an example of a person's height, the data element would be Person—body height (self-reported), total centimetres NNN which was built up from an object class (Person), a property (Body height), a data element concept (Person—body height) and a value domain (Total centimetres NNN).