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Adoptive family composition type code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term655264
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing the sibling composition of the family into which a child is adopted.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
1No other children in family
2Biological children only
3Adopted children only
4Both biological and adopted children
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 2  Biological children only

A child is considered 'biological' if he/she is the biological child of at least one of the parents.

CODE 8  Other

'Other' includes families with foster children or other non-biological and non-adopted children.


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

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Supersedes Adoptive family composition type code N[N] Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Adoptive family—sibling composition, type code N[N] Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

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