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Preferred name yes/no code X

Identifying and definitional attributes

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term645028
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
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A code set representing whether a name is the preferred name.

Representational attributes

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Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
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Collection and usage attributes

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Alternative code:

CODE P   Preferred name

CODE N   Not the preferred name


CODE 1   Yes

The name a person has selected for use (the preferred name).

CODE 2    No

Not the name a person has selected for use (not the preferred name).

There may be only one preferred name at any point in time.

Source and reference attributes

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 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Person—preferred name indicator, yes/no code X Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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