The biological distinction between male and female, as represented by a code.
RepresentationThis representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Sex code N ".
|Maximum character length||1|
|Value||Meaning||Start Date||End Date|
|Permissible Values||3||Intersex or indeterminate|
|Supplementary Values||9||Not stated/inadequately described|
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) National Mortality Database 1997/98 AIHW 2001 National Diabetes Register, Statistical Profile, December 2000 (Diabetes Series No. 2.)
Australian Bureau of Statistics
AS4846 Health Care Provider Identification, 2004, Sydney: Standards Australia
AS5017 Health Care Client Identification, 2002, Sydney: Standards Australia
In AS4846 and AS5017 alternative codes are presented. Refer to the current standard for more details.
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|Use within a Question||0|
|Inclusion in Data Distributions||0|
|As a numerator in an Indicator||15|
|As a denominator in an Indicator||10|
|As a disaggregation in an Indicator||16|