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Person—level of cognitive ability

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term583805
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 13/11/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe person's degree of cognitive ability to process thoughts and respond appropriately and safely.

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Object class:Person
Definition:Help on this term

A human being.

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Prior to 13 March 2018, the definition of the ‘Person’ Object class was ‘A human being, whether man, woman or child’. From 13 March 2018, the definition was edited by removing the words ‘…whether man, woman or child’ so that a person is defined as ‘A human being’. This amendment was undertaken to align the definition of a person with the Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, which recognise that there are sex and gender types that are not exclusively male or female.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

Macquarie University 2003. The Macquarie Dictionary 3rd ed. Sydney: The Macquarie Library Pty. Ltd

Reference documents:Help on this term

Attorney-General's Department 2015. Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender. Viewed 26 July 2016, https://www.ag.gov.au/Publications/Pages/
AustralianGovernmentGuidelines
ontheRecognitionofSexandGender.aspx

ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 2016. Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, 2016. ABS Cat. no. 1200.0.55.012. Canberra: ABS. Viewed 26 July 2016, http://abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/
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Property:Level of cognitive ability
Definition:Help on this termThe degree of cognitive ability to process thoughts and respond appropriately and safely.
Property group:Help on this termFunctional wellbeing

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority

Data element concept attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority

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Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Person—level of cognitive ability, Standardised Mini-Mental State Examination assessment code N Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

Person—level of cognitive ability, Standardised Mini-Mental State Examination item score code N Health, Superseded 03/11/2016

Person—level of cognitive ability, Standardised Mini-Mental State Examination item score code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Person—level of cognitive ability, Standardised Mini-Mental State Examination item score code N Health, Standard 25/01/2018

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