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Person—interpreter service required indicator, 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 termInterpreter service required indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termNeed for interpreter service
METeOR identifier:Help on this term639616
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Standard 28/09/2016
Definition:Help on this term

Whether an interpreter service is required by or for the person, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—interpreter service required indicator

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

Includes verbal language, non-verbal language and languages other than English.

CODE 1  Yes

Use this code where interpreter services are required.

CODE 2  No

Use this code where interpreter services are not required.

Persons requiring interpreter services for any form of sign language or other forms of non-verbal communication should be coded as 'Yes', interpreter service required.

Collection methods:Help on this term

Recommended question:

Do you [does the person] require an interpreter?

 Yes

 No

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person—interpreter service required, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Disability, Superseded 28/09/2016

See also Person—type of interpreter service required, code N Disability, Superseded 29/02/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 27/04/2007

See also Person—type of interpreter service required, spoken language/non-spoken communication code N Disability, Standard 29/02/2016

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

Disability Services NMDS 2016–17 Disability, Superseded 15/12/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Disability Services NMDS 2017–18 Disability, Superseded 05/07/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Disability Services NMDS 2018–19 Disability, Standard 05/07/2019

DSS specific attributes +
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