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Person (name)—name title, text X[X(11)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termName title
Synonymous names:Help on this termSalutation
METeOR identifier:Help on this term453731
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 16/09/2014
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:Help on this termAn honorific form of address, commencing a name, used when addressing a person by name, whether by mail, by phone, or in person, as represented by text.
Data Element Concept:Person (name)—name title

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Representational attributes

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

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termValid abbreviations from the Standards Australia AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termStandards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Name title is a prefix to a person's name.

Name title should not be confused with a person's job title.

This data element may be repeated where more than one name title is associated with a person, e.g. Honourable Doctor (Hon Dr).

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This data element is to be interchanged in its abbreviated format; standard abbreviations for some common English language Name Titles are listed at Appendix A of Standards Australia AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information.

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

The Name title for Master should only be used for persons less than 15 years of age.

Name titles for Doctor and Professor should only be applicable to persons of greater than 20 years of age.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this termStandards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Person (name)—name title, text A[A(11)] Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

OATSIH Services Reporting (OSR) certification cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 07/12/2017

DSS specific attributes +

OATSIH Services Reporting (OSR) service details cluster Indigenous, Archived 07/12/2017

DSS specific attributes +

OATSIH Services Reporting (OSR) service details cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 16/09/2014

DSS specific attributes +

OATSIH Services Reporting (OSR) service details cluster Indigenous, Archived 07/12/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Person details data dictionary Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Service provider organisation contact information cluster Indigenous, Archived 07/12/2017

Service provider organisation contact information cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 07/12/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Service provider organisational contact cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 07/12/2017

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