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Field of education code (ASCED 2001) NN[{NN}{NN}]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270749
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termThe ASCED (2001) code set representing the subject matter of an educational activity.

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Australian Standard Classification of Education 2001
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNN[{NN}{NN}]
Maximum character length:Help on this term6
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99(9999)Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termCode 99(9999), Not stated/inadequately described, is not for use on primary collection forms. It is primarily for use in administrative collections when transferring data from data sets where the metadata item has not been collected.
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A standard question module for self-enumerated collections is not available for this metadata item.

Accurate data is best achieved using computer-assisted coding of both the field of education and the level of highest educational attainment at the same time.

Computer-assisted coding will return a nine-digit code comprising both the field of education and level of highest educational attainment codes.

Relational attributes

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Person—field of education, code (ASCED 2001) NN[{NN}{NN}] Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005

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