Adoptive parent marital status code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
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|Registration status:||Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016|
A code set representing the marital status of an adoptive parent.
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
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Refers to the marital status of a person at the time of placement of a child for adoption.
CODE 1 Single
Includes situations where there is one adoptive parent who is not legally married or living in a de facto relationship. This category may include widowed parents.
CODE 2 Married
Includes situations where there are two adoptive parents who are legally married to each other and living together at the time of placement of the child. This may include people who have been divorced or widowed but have since re-married.
CODE 3 De facto relationship
Includes situations where there are two adoptive parents who are not legally married, but are living together in a de facto relationship as defined by the state or territory in which they live, and should be generally accepted as applicable to de facto couples of the same sex.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Steward:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
Australian Bureau of Statistics 2015. Family, household and income unit variables, 2014. Cat. no. 1286.0. Canberra: ABS.
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Adoptive family—adoptive parent marital status, code N Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016