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Sex code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270807
Registration status:Help on this termHousing 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Health, Superseded 11/05/2017
Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018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:Help on this termA code set representing the biological distinction between male, female and intersex.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Male
2Female
3Intersex or indeterminate
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

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.

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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

Origin:Help on this term

Australian Capital Territory 2003. Legislation (Gay, Lesbian and Transgender) Amendment Act 2003

Reference documents:Help on this termLegislation (Gay, Lesbian and Transgender) Amendment Act 2003. See http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/a/2003-14/20030328-4969/pdf/2003-14.pdf.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

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, Children and Families, Candidate 18/05/2020, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person—sex, code N Health, Superseded 04/05/2005
Community Services (retired), Superseded 31/08/2005

Person—sex, code N Housing assistance, Standard 10/02/2006
Health, Superseded 11/05/2017
Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018
Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018
WA Health, Draft 23/08/2012
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 25/08/2005
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

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