Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Reason services not provided|
The reason services were not provided to a person seeking assistance, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:||Person—reason services not provided|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||2|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
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This item provides information about why agencies are unable to meet people's requests for services.
There may be more than one reason why services are not provided to people seeking them. This data element is used to collect all of these reasons.
The permissible values for this data element are used to form the response categories to the question:
'Which one of the following reason(s) best describes why the person was not provided assistance?'
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