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Person—registered/awaiting government payment indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termRegistered/awaiting government payment indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term690709
Registration status:Help on this termHomelessness, Standard 10/08/2018
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether a person has applied for a government benefit, pension or allowance, but is still awaiting their first payment, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—registered/awaiting government payment indicator

Value domain attributes

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
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data element may be collected twice:

1. if a person has applied for a government benefit, pension or allowance, and is still awaiting their first payment before the support period starts; and

2. if a person has applied for a government benefit, pension or allowance, and is still awaiting their first payment after the support period commences.

Collection methods:Help on this term

The permissible values for this data element are used to form the response categories to the questions:

"Have you applied for a government benefit?"; and

"Are you waiting for the benefit?"

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person—registered/awaiting government payment indicator, code N Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013, Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018, Community Services (retired), Standard 19/09/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

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

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