- About metadata
- About METeOR
- About metadata standards
- About Indicators
- National minimum data sets and data set specifications
- National Data Dictionaries
- Registration Authorities
A data element is the basic unit of identifiable and definable information created by combining a data element concept and a value domain. In METeOR, examples of data elements include Person—alcoholic beverage consumption frequency (self-reported), code NN and Establishment—number of day centre attendances, total N[NNNN].
Below is a graphical representation of the relationship between data elements and related metadata item types.
Figure 1: Diagrammatic representation of data element relationships in METeOR metadata structures.