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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 040021
Version
3
Metadata Item Type
Data Element
Data Element Type
Data Element
Approval Status
Current
01-Jul-1997  
Retired
30-Jun-1998  
Approval Type
Standard
Approving Authority
-
Effective From
01-Jul-1997
Effective To
30-Jun-1998
Definition
Self identified ethnic origin of the person.
Context
-
Short Name
Ethnic origin
Name in Other Contexts
-
Representational Attributes
Datatype
Numeric
Representation Class
Code
Format
N
Minimum Character Length
1
Maximum Character Length
1
Permissible Values
CodeDescription
1Caucasian
2Aboriginal but not Torres Strait Islander origin
3Torres Strait Islander but not Aboriginal origin
4Asian
5Other
7Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander origin
Supplementary Values
CodeDescription
9Not stated/unknown
Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
Person should be asked to self identify their ethnic origin from the presented list of choices (excluding category 9).  

HBCIS hospitals use 6 = South Sea Islander.
Verification Rules
-
Collection Methods
In the Queensland Perinatal Data Collection this item is collected for the mother only.
Comment
-
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
Relates to Indigenous status QH 040290 Version 1
Supersedes Ethnic origin QH 040021 Version 2
Implementation in Metadata Sets

Otherrelational

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ViewMetadata Item TypeMetadata Set TypeNameAscendingIdentifier & VersionObligationEffective FromEffective To
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC)QH 020001 Version 101-Jul-199730-Jun-1998
Data Quality Declaration
-
Source and Reference Attributes
Source Organisation
-
Source Document
-