Person—name title, Tasmanian code AA[AA]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Name title
METeOR identifier:667486
Registration status:Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 27/06/2017
Definition:

An honorific form of address, commencing a name, used when addressing a person by name, whether by mail, by phone, or in person, as represented by code.

Data Element Concept:Person—name title

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:AA[AA]
Maximum character length:4
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
BABYBaby
DRDr
FRFather
LADYLady
LORDLord
MISSMiss
MRMr
MRSMrs
MSMs
MSTRMaster
PROFProfessor
REVReverend
SIRSir
SRSister
Supplementary values:
NSPNot specified
UNKUnknown

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The Name title for Master should only be used for persons less than 15 years of age.

Name titles for Doctor and Professor should only be applicable to persons of greater than 20 years of age.

More than one Name title may be recorded e.g. Prof Sir John Markham.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Person (name)—name title, Tasmanian code AA[AA] Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Name cluster (Tasmania) - 2017 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 27/06/2017

DSS specific attributes +