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Interpersonal carer relationship code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term510166
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Superseded 15/12/2017
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing a carer's relationship to another person.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
Spouse/partner
1Wife/female partner
2Husband/male partner
Parent
3Mother
4Father
Child
5Daughter
6Son
Child-in-law
7Daughter-in-law
8Son-in-law
Other relative
9Other female relative
10Other male relative
Friend/neighbour
11Female friend/neighbour
12Male friend/neighbour
Other relationship
88Other relationship
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This code set should always be used to record the relationship of the carer to the person for whom they care.

When answering this question the person is asked to complete the sentence, 'The carer is the person's ...'

CODES 1 and 2 Male/Female partner

Include defacto and same sex partnerships.

CODES 3 and 4 Mother/Father

Includes foster parents.

CODE 88  Other relationship

Includes other non-relative relationship, such as pastor or teacher.

CODE 99 Not stated/inadequately described

This code should only be recorded where the carer has not been identified. This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Carer relationship code N[N] Community Services (retired), Superseded 10/04/2013

Has been superseded by Interpersonal carer relationship code N[N] Health, Candidate 15/11/2021, Disability, Standard 15/12/2017

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Informal carer—relationship to care recipient, interpersonal code N[N] Disability, Superseded 15/12/2017
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013

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