Carer household—Indigenous status, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Indigenous carer household
METeOR identifier:531773
Registration status:Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 21/03/2014 [Non Dictionary]
Definition:

An indicator of whether any carer in the carer household identifies as being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander origin, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Carer household—Indigenous status

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 1   Yes

Record if any carer in the household identifies as Indigenous and/or Torres Strait Islander origin.

CODE 2   No

Record if none of the carers in the household identify as Indigenous and/or Torres Strait Islander origin.

A carer household is recorded as ‘Indigenous’ when at least one carer within the household is Indigenous. If all carers within the household are known to be non-Indigenous, the household is to be recorded as ‘non-Indigenous’. In all other cases, the carer household is to be included in the category ‘Not stated/inadequately described’.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2013. Child Protection National Minimum Data Set, data collection manual 2012-13. Canberra: AIHW.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Carer household authorisation file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/03/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Carer household authorisation file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Carer household authorisation file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Carer household authorisation file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Carer household authorisation file cluster Children and Families, Standard 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +