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Person—name title sequence number, code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termName title sequence number
METeOR identifier:Help on this term613323
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Definition:Help on this term
The numeric order of an honorific form of address commencing a person's name, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—name title sequence number

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1One
2Two
3Three
4Four
5Five
6Six
7Seven
8Eight
9Nine
10Ten

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this termStandards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   One

Refers to first name title

CODE 2   Two

Refers to second name title

CODE 3   Three

Refers to third name title

CODE 4   Four

Refers to fourth name title

CODE 5   Five

Refers to fifth name title

CODE 6  Six

Refers to sixth name title

CODE 7   Seven

Refers to seventh name title

CODE 8   Eight

Refers to eighth name title

CODE 9   Nine

Refers to ninth name title

CODE 10  Ten

Refers to tenth and subsequent name title

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Multiple name titles may be recorded. For the purpose of positive identification of a person, each name title must have a name title sequence number recorded.

For example, 'Professor Sir John Markham' would have name title sequence numbers assigned as follows:

'Professor' would have a name title sequence number of 1 and 'Sir' would have a name title sequence number of 2.

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

Supersedes Person (name)—name title sequence number, code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 30/09/2005

See also Person—name title, text X[X(11)] Health, Standard 05/10/2016, 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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