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Person—number of people presenting, total N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termNumber of people presenting
Synonymous names:Help on this termNumber in presenting unit
METeOR identifier:Help on this term690640
Registration status:Help on this termHomelessness, Standard 10/08/2018
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The number of people presenting as represented by the total number presenting.

Data Element Concept:Person—number of people presenting

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data element captures the size of the presenting unit. The presenting unit is defined as the unit that presents for assistance from a specialist homelessness agency. The presenting unit may be a single person or a group of people. For example a family presenting together for services would be a presenting unit.

Children are to be included in the count of people presenting for assistance. That is the presenting unit.

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How many people are presenting for assistance?

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person—number of people in the presenting unit, total N[N] Housing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010, Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2019- Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

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