Person—disability status, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Disability status
METeOR identifier:312934
Registration status:Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017
Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
Community Services (retired), Recorded 17/10/2011
Definition:Whether a person has a disability, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—disability status

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 1   Yes

Record if the person has a disability.

CODE 2   No

Record if the person does not have a disability.

In some collections, this may be self-enumerated and as such the person or their carer's view should be recorded.

In some cases, proof of disability may be required to receive some form of assistance.

Comments:

In some jurisdictions, disability status is only recorded if the disability impacts on the client's housing need.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:National Housing Data Development Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Person—disability status, code N Housing assistance, Superseded 10/02/2006

Has been superseded by Person—disability status, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017, Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Has been superseded by Person—disability status, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2014-18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

DSS specific attributes +

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2018–19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Person (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017