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Person (name)—name suffix sequence number, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termName suffix sequence number
METeOR identifier:Help on this term288226
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 05/10/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 30/09/2005
Definition:Help on this termThe numeric order of any additional terms used at the conclusion of a name, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person (name)—name suffix sequence number

Value domain attributes

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
1First name suffix
2Second name suffix
3Third name suffix
4Fourth name suffix
5Fifth name suffix
6Sixth name suffix
7Seventh name suffix
8Eighth name suffix
9Ninth and subsequent name suffix

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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Multiple Name suffixes may be recorded. A Name suffix sequence number must be recorded for each Name suffix.

Example: For the name ‘John Markham Jr MP’, 'Jr' would have a name suffix sequence number of 1 and 'MP' would have a name suffix sequence number of 2.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termStandards Australia
Origin:Help on this termAS4846 Health Care Provider Identification, 2004, Sydney: Standards Australia

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Person—name suffix sequence number, code N[N] Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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Health care client identification DSS Health, Superseded 03/12/2008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Health care provider identification DSS Health, Superseded 04/07/2007

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Superseded 03/12/2008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