Australian Government: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare METeOR Home Page

Person—disability status, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termDisability status
METeOR identifier:Help on this term608048
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017
Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether a person has a disability, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—disability status

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

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:Help on this term

CODE 1   Yes

Record if the person has a disability.

CODE 2   No

Record if the person does not have a disability.

In some collections, this may be self-enumerated and as such the person or their carer's view should be recorded.

In some cases, proof of disability may be required to receive some form of assistance.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Person—disability status, code N Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017, Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, Community Services (retired), Recorded 17/10/2011

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Child protection (CP) client file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 09/10/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Child protection (CP) client file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Child protection (CP) client file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Child protection (CP) client file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Child protection (CP) client file cluster Children and Families, Standard 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Person (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Person (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 19/12/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Person (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Standard 19/12/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Public Housing and State Owned and Managed Indigenous housing (PH & SOMIH) DSS 2018- Housing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019

DSS specific attributes +
My items Help on this term
Download Help on this term