Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||First accommodation attempt indicator|
Whether this is the first request for accommodation by a person for a particular day, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:||Person—first accommodation attempt|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Comments:||Used to clarify why a person had been unsuccessful earlier that day in getting accommodation. Allows estimates for the actual number of people seeking accommodation on any one day by taking into account the number of multiple requests made by a person on that day.|
Source and reference attributes
Supported Accommodation Assistance Program Information Sub-Committee (SAAP-ISC).
SAAP National Data Collection Agency Collectors Manual July 2005.
|Related metadata references:|
See also Person—reason for earlier unsuccessful accommodation attempt, SAAP code N[NN]
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|