Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013|
A code set representing the sibling composition of the family into which a child is adopted.
|Maximum character length:||2|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 2 Biological children only
A child is considered 'biological' if he/she is the biological child of at least one of the parents.
CODE 8 Other
'Other' includes families with foster children or other non-biological and non-adopted children.
CODE 9 Unknown
'Unknown' includes families for whom family composition can not be reported.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Steward:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Adoptive family composition type code N[N] Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Adoptive family—sibling composition, type code N[N] Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013