Indigenous status code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Definition:||A code set representing Indigenous status.|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
This metadata item is based on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) standard for Indigenous status. For detailed advice on its use and application please refer to the ABS website as indicated in the Reference documents.
The classification for Indigenous status has a hierarchical structure comprising two levels. There are four categories at the detailed level of the classification which are grouped into two categories at the broad level. There is one supplementary category for 'Not stated/inadequately described' responses. The classification is as follows:
Not stated/inadequately described:
This category is not to be available as a valid answer to the questions but is intended for use:
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Reference documents:||<P>Australian Bureau of Statistics 2014. Indigenous Status Standard Version 1.5, Canberra. Viewed 29 September 2015, <A href="http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/[email protected]/a866861f12e106e0ca256a38002791fa/5609d66dcc94996eca257d6a000fb3fc!OpenDocument">http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/[email protected]/<br />a866861f12e106e0ca256a38002791fa/<br />5609d66dcc94996eca257d6a000fb3fc!OpenDocument</A></P> <P>Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2010. National best practice guidelines for collecting Indigenous status in health data sets. Cat. no. IHW 29. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 29 September 2015, <A href="http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442468342">http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442468342</A>.</P>|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Indigenous status code N
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Person—Indigenous status, code N
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