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Person (name)—name suffix, text X[XXXX]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termName suffix
Synonymous names:Help on this termPost nominal
METeOR identifier:Help on this term453756
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:Help on this termAdditional term following a person's name used to identify a person when addressing them by name, whether by mail, by phone, or in person, as represented by text.
Data Element Concept:Person (name)—name suffix

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termText
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[XXXX]
Maximum character length:Help on this term5

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termValid abbreviations from the Standards Australia 2006. 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 suffixes include honours, awards and other denominations that follow a person name, usually as an acronym or abbreviation.

Any, or a combination of, abbreviations listed in Appendix A of Standards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information may be used.

Collection methods:Help on this termThis data element may have multiple occurrences as more than one name suffix may be associated with a person, e.g. Queen's Counsel and Justice of the Peace (QC, JP).

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.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person (name)—name suffix, text A[A(11)] Health, Standard 04/05/2005, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Has been superseded by Person—name suffix, text X[X(4)] Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

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

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