Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Other sibling composition|
|Registration status:||Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013|
Other sibling composition of the family into which a child is adopted, as represented by text.
|Data Element Concept:||Adoptive family—sibling composition|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||200|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
This data element should be used in conjunction with Adoptive family—sibling composition, type code N[N].
This data element is used as a supplementary item in cases where 'other' is specified within a code frame and there is an option to describe the sibling composition of the family.
If 'other' is indicated as the sibling composition type in Adoptive family—sibling composition, type code N[N], provide details of the sibling composition of the family (eg. foster children only, both biological and foster children etc).
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Adoptive family—sibling composition, text X[X(199)] Children and Families, Superseded 03/11/2021
See also Adoptive family—sibling composition, type code N[N] Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Adoptions DSS 2011-13 Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013