Sex code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Housing assistance, Standard 10/02/2006|
Health, Superseded 11/05/2017
Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018
Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012
Indigenous, Archived 16/10/2017
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015
Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
|Definition:||A code set representing the biological distinction between male, female and intersex.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Diagnosis and procedure codes should be checked against the national ICD-10-AM sex edits, unless the person is undergoing, or has undergone a sex change or has a genetic condition resulting in a conflict between sex and ICD-10-AM code.
CODE 3 Intersex or indeterminate
Intersex or indeterminate, refers to a person, who because of a genetic condition, was born with reproductive organs or sex chromosomes that are not exclusively male or female or whose sex has not yet been determined for whatever reason.
Intersex or indeterminate, should be confirmed if reported for people aged 90 days or greater.
The definition for Intersex in Guide for use is sourced from the ACT Legislation (Gay, Lesbian and Transgender) Amendment Act 2003.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Capital Territory 2003. Legislation (Gay, Lesbian and Transgender) Amendment Act 2003
|Reference documents:||Legislation (Gay, Lesbian and Transgender) Amendment Act 2003. See http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/a/2003-14/20030328-4969/pdf/2003-14.pdf.|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Housing assistance sex code N Housing assistance, Superseded 10/02/2006
See also Sex code A Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015
Has been superseded by Sex code X Health, Standard 11/05/2017, Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018, Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018, Indigenous, Endorsed 16/10/2017, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Person—sex, code N Health, Superseded 04/05/2005
Person—sex, code N Housing assistance, Standard 10/02/2006