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Person—partner's date of birth, MMYYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPartner's date of birth
METeOR identifier:Help on this term666180
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Standard 20/06/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The month and year of birth of the person's partner.

Context:Help on this term

Required for a range of clinical and administrative purposes.

Date of birth enables derivation of age for use in demographic analyses, assists in the unique identification of clients if other identifying information is missing or in question, and may be required for the derivation of other metadata items (e.g. the diagnosis related group for admitted patients).

Data Element Concept:Person—partner's date of birth

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termDate
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termMMYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term6

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Help on this term

In some collections data may be reported in DDMMYYYY format. Agencies providing data to other agencies may choose to provide the abbreviated version (MMYYYY) to protect the privacy of respondents.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Government Department of Social Services

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Demographics Cluster Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Standard 20/06/2018

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