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Identifying and definitional attributes

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term635957
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 11/05/2017
ACT Health, Final 02/01/2019
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The way in which an individual identifies their masculine or feminine characteristics. An individual's gender relates to their deeply held internal and individual sense of gender and is not always exclusively male or female. It may or may not correspond to their sex assigned at birth.

Property group:Help on this termDemographic/social/cultural characteristics

Source and reference attributes

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016. Standard for Sex and Gender Variables (Cat. no. 1200.0.55.012). Viewed 26 July 2016.

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Gender Health, Standardisation pending 22/10/2021

Supersedes Gender Health, Proposed 02/07/2013, Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014, Community Services (retired), Not progressed 23/01/2018

Data Element Concepts implementing this property:Help on this term

Person—gender Health, Standard 11/05/2017
ACT Health, Final 02/01/2019

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