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Person—source of cash income (principal), NDA code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termMain source of income (NDA)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term386449
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Superseded 28/09/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 13/03/2013 [Non DictionaryHelp on this term]
Definition:Help on this termThe source from which a person derives the greatest proportion of his/her income, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—source of cash income (principal)

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
1Disability Support Pension
2Other pension or benefit (not superannuation)
3Paid employment
4Compensation payments
5Other (e.g. superannuation, investments etc.)
Supplementary values:Help on this term
6Nil income
7Not known
9Not stated/inadequately described

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data standard is not applicable to person's aged less than 16 years.

This item refers to the source by which a person derives most (equal to or greater than 50%) of his/her income. If the person has multiple sources of income and none are equal to or greater than 50%, the one which contributes the largest percentage should be counted.

This item refers to a person’s own main source of income, not that of a partner or of other household members.

If it is difficult to determine a ‘main source of income’ over the reporting period (i.e. it may vary over time) please report the main source of income during the reference week.

Code 7 ‘Not known’ should only be recorded when it has not been possible for the service user or their carer/family/advocate to provide the information (i.e. they have been asked but do not know).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Disability Data Network (NDDN)
Origin:Help on this termDisability Services National Minimum Data Set (DS NMDS): data guide 2012–13.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Person—main source of income, NDA code N Disability, Standard 28/09/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Disability Services NMDS 2009-10 Community Services (retired), Superseded 15/12/2011

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Disability Services NMDS 2010-11 Community Services (retired), Superseded 15/12/2011

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Disability Services NMDS 2011-12 Community Services (retired), Superseded 13/03/2013

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Disability Services NMDS 2012-14 Community Services (retired), Standard 13/03/2013

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Disability Services NMDS 2014-15 Disability, Superseded 29/02/2016
Community Services (retired), Proposed 23/04/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Disability Services NMDS 2015–16 Disability, Superseded 28/09/2016

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