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Person (name)—name suffix, text A[A(11)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termName suffix
METeOR identifier:Help on this term287164
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 04/05/2005
Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012
Definition:Help on this termAdditional term following a person's name used to identify a person when addressing them by name, whether by mail, by phone, or in person, as represented by text.
Data Element Concept:Person (name)—name suffix

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termText
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termA[A(11)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term12

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termValid abbreviations from the Australian Standard AS4590-1999 Interchange of client information.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termStandards Australia 1999. Australian Standard AS4590-1999 Interchange of Client Information. Sydney: Standards Australia Standards Australia 2002. Australian Standard AS5017-2002 Health Care Client Identification. Sydney: Standards Australia

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Mixed case should be used (rather than upper case only).

Examples of name suffixes are 'Jr' for Junior and 'MP' for Member of Parliament.

Collection methods:Help on this termA person’s name may have multiple Name suffixes.  For the purpose of positive identification of a person, each Name suffix must have an associated Name suffix sequence number recorded.

Source and reference attributes

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Standards Australia

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National Health Data Committee

National Community Services Data Committee

Reference documents:Help on this termAS4846 Health Care Provider Identification, 2004, Sydney: Standards Australia

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person (name)—name suffix, text A[A(11)] Health, Superseded 04/05/2005, Community Services (retired), Superseded 25/08/2005

Has been superseded by Person (name)—name suffix, text X[XXXX] Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Health care client identification DSS Health, Superseded 03/12/2008

Health care client identification DSS Health, Retired 20/03/2013

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Superseded 04/07/2007

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Superseded 03/12/2008

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Retired 20/03/2013

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