Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Property|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 11/05/2017|
ACT Health, Final 02/01/2019
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:||Demographic/social/cultural characteristics|
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016. Standard for Sex and Gender Variables (Cat. no. 1200.0.55.012). Viewed 26 July 2016.
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Gender Health, Standardisation pending 22/10/2021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:|
Person—gender Health, Standard 11/05/2017