Person—urgency of requested assistance, time period code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Urgency of requested assistance|
|Definition:||The time period within which a person requires the assistance which has been requested, as represented by a code.|
|Context:||Provides an indication of the urgency of need for people requesting services.|
|Data Element Concept:||Person—urgency of requested assistance|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
If a person does not know or is unsure as to when they may need assistance select the code 7 'Don't know/unsure'.
Immediately is covered in code 1 'Within 24 hours'.
The permissible values for this data element are used to form the response categories to the question:
'How long is it until you need assistance from this agency?'
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Person—urgency of requested assistance, time period code N
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
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