Australian Government: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare METeOR Home Page

Registered health professional—work sector in health profession, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termWork sector - health professional
METeOR identifier:Help on this term375388
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 10/12/2009
Definition:Help on this termThe sector in which a health professional works in their registered profession, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Registered health professional—work sector in registered health profession

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
1Public
2Private

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this term

This data element is used to differentiate between establishments run by the government sector (code 1) and establishments that receive some government funding but are run by the non-government sector (code 2).

Code 1     Public

To be used when the establishment:

  • operates from the public accounts of a Commonwealth, state or territory government or is part of the executive, judicial or legislative arms of government,
  • is part of the general government sector or is controlled by some part of the general government sector,
  • provides government services free of charge or at nominal prices, and
  • is financed mainly from taxation.

Code 2     Private

To be used only when the establishment:

  • is not controlled by government,
  • is directed by a group of officers, an executive committee or a similar body elected by a majority of members, and
  • may be an income tax exempt charity.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Main job of registered chiropractor cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered dental and allied dental health professional cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered medical professional cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered midwife cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered nursing professional cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered optometrist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered osteopath cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered pharmacist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered physiotherapist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered podiatrist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered psychologist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered chiropractor cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered dental and allied dental health professional cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered medical professional cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered midwife cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered nursing professional cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered optometrist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered osteopath cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered pharmacist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered physiotherapist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered podiatrist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered psychologist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Work setting hours cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

My items Help on this term
Download Help on this term