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Informal carer—average number of hours available to provide care, hours NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termInformal carer available hours
METeOR identifier:Help on this term496100
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013
Definition:Help on this termThe average number of hours a carer is available to provide physical needs, help, or comfort.
Data Element Concept:Informal carer—number of hours available to provide care

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termAverage
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Unknown/not stated/inadequately described
Unit of measure:Help on this termHour (h)

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Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThe number of hours may vary across a reference period, so an estimate of the usual or typical hours available should be provided.
Collection methods:Help on this termThis item should be collected along with Informal carer available days to provide an indication of the total hours available to provide care in a typical week.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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See also Informal carer—average number of days available to provide care, code N Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Disability services carer details cluster Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013

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