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Adoption Indigenous status code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term651228
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing Indigenous status.

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
1Indigenous Australian
2Other Australian

Collection and usage attributes

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For use in Adoptions data collections.

CODE 1   Indigenous

Record this code if the person is:

  • Aboriginal but not Torres Strait Islander origin
  • Torres Strait Islander but not Aboriginal origin
  • Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander origin.

CODE 2   Other Australian

Record this code if the person is:

  • Neither Aboriginal nor Torres Strait Islander origin
  • Of unknown Indigenous status.
Comments:Help on this term

This metadata item is not based on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) standard for Indigenous status. For information on the Indigenous status standard refer to the Person—Indigenous status, code N data element.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Adoption—Indigenous status, code N Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

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