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Person—family name prefix sequence number, code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termFamily name prefix sequence number
METeOR identifier:Help on this term520826
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
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The numeric order of a starting component of a person's family name, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—family name prefix sequence number

Value domain attributes

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
1One
2Two
3Three
4Four
5Five
6Six
7Seven
8Eight
9Nine
10Ten

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this termStandards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   One

Refers to first family name prefix

CODE 2   Two

Refers to second family name prefix

CODE 3   Three

Refers to third family name prefix

CODE 4   Four

Refers to fourth family name prefix

CODE 5   Five

Refers to fifth family name prefix

CODE 6   Six

Refers to sixth family name prefix

CODE 7   Seven

Refers to seventh family name prefix

CODE 8   Eight

Refers to eighth family name prefix

CODE 9   Nine

Refers to ninth family name prefix

CODE 10 Ten

Refers to tenth and subsequent family name prefix

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also Person—family name prefix, text A[A(29)] Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Individual name cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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