Adoptive family—other sibling composition, text X[X(199)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Other sibling composition
METeOR identifier:475328
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

Representational attributes

Representation class:Text
Data type:String
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).

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Adoptive family—sibling composition, text X[X(199)] Children and Families, Superseded 03/11/2021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

DSS specific attributes +