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Person—disability status, 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 termDisability status
METeOR identifier:Help on this term695179
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
Definition:Help on this term

Whether a person has a disability, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—disability status

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

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CODE 1   Yes

Record if the person has a disability.

CODE 2   No

Record if the person does not have a disability.

In some collections, this may be self-enumerated and as such the person or their carer's view should be recorded.

In some cases, proof of disability may be required to receive some form of assistance.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person—disability status, code N Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017, Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, Community Services (retired), Recorded 17/10/2011

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National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Standardisation pending 15/11/2019

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