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Person—marital status, code AAA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPatient marital status code
Synonymous names:Help on this termPER_MARITAL_STATUS_CODE
METeOR identifier:Help on this term562141
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termA person's current relationship status in terms of a couple relationship or, for those not in a couple relationship, the existence of a current or previous registered marriage, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—marital status

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAAA
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
DEFDe facto
DIVDivorced
MARMarried
NMANever married
SEPSeparated
WIDWidowed
Supplementary values:Help on this term
NSPNot specified
UNKUnknown

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Code DEF (De facto)

This code should generally be accepted as applicable to all de facto couples, including those of the same sex.

Code MAR (Married)

This code also includes people who have been divorced or widowed but have since re-married.

Code SEP (Separated)

This code refers to registered marriages but when self-reported may also refer to de facto relationships.

Code WID (Widowed)

This code usually refers to registered marriages but when self-reported may also refer to de facto relationships.

 

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2013-14 WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2014-15 WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017

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