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Person—preferred name indicator, yes/no code X

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPreferred name indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term521133
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether this is the name a person has selected for use, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—preferred name indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Alternative code:

CODE P   Preferred name

CODE N   Not the preferred name

 

CODE 1   Yes

The name a person has selected for use (the preferred name).

CODE 2    No

Not the name a person has selected for use (not the preferred name).

There may be only one preferred name at any point in time.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

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, text X[X(39)] Health, Standard 05/10/2016, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 27/06/2017, Indigenous, Final 30/05/2018, ACT Health, Final 02/01/2019

See also Person—given name, text X[X(39)] Health, Standard 05/10/2016, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 27/06/2017, Indigenous, Final 30/05/2018, ACT Health, Final 02/01/2019

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Individual name cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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