Highest year of school completed code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Synonymous names:||Highest level of school completed|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 28/04/2016|
A code set representing the highest level of education completed.
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
For use in Prisoner health data collections. If this value domain is used with other metadata then 'Unknown' would map to code 8.
Highest level of schooling includes study at a secondary education level which might, for example, be undertaken at a Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institution (ABS, 2002).
Record the code for the highest year of schooling completed, regardless of the institution or location where that study took place. If a year of schooling had been commenced but not completed, the code for the year below should be used.
Only one option may be selected.
This metadata item maps to the Australian Bureau of Statistics standard 'Highest year of school completed'.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Australian Bureau of Statistics 2002. Education variables. ABS cat. no. 1246.0. Canberra: ABS
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Highest year of school completed code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Person—highest year of school completed, code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016